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Amid the civil war in Syria and the general potential for conflict in the Middle East in 2013, questions are being asked as to the effectiveness of international peacekeeping in this day and age. Ther

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President Kennedy announces the imposition of quarantine on Cuba; the beginning of the acute phase of "Caribbean Crisis".
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05.04.2014

Above all, Russia's aim is to ensure the role of intergovernmental mechanisms to oversight the management of the Internet’s “roots”. As a result, the NTIA announcement is in a strange way neither contrary to the official Russian position, nor unified with it, but somewhere in between. However, one point of criticism that could be heard now from Moscow to ICANN and the USG is that the oversight transition is belated and current actions are not decisive enough.

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  • Position : Director, PIR Center; Editor-in-Chief, Security Index Journal
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    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Nuclear energy sector
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Russian-US security relations
    - Russian foreign policy
    - Myanmar in international politics
    - BRICS
  • Position : Program Director, International Information Security and Global Internet Governance
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  • Expertise :
    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
  • Position : Senior Vice President
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Nuclear safety
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
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PIR Center President Vladimir Orlov took part in expert descussions among representatives of Russia, PRC, India and Brazil when the very cocept of the group was only being developed, and we have been closely fallowing the situation since. 

PIR Center analyses Russia's participation in BRICS formate and high-tech cooperation with its members (nuclear energy, informational technologies and use of outer space). PIR Center takes active part in drafting Russian strategy towards BRICS, our experts are members of National Committee on BRICS Research

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"Russia and nuclear nonproliferation agenda: towards the 2015 NPT review conference".

On October 4, 2014 PIR Center held the anniversary meeting of its Advisory Board on the topic "Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation Agenda: towards the 2015 NPT Review Conference."

The new issue of "Security Index" journal is PIR Center Alumni issue

Without exception, all articles and materials of this issue were written by staff members, members of the PIR Center Board, as well as graduates of PIR Center

PIR Center's 20th anniversary

On April 30, 2014 we turned 20. It was a long and interesting journey and we are grateful to all of our friends and partners who walked it along with us.

Brave New PIR: Turning the 20 Year Journey Into 2.0 Generation

A major interview of the PIR Center founder Vladimir Orlov to the “Security Index” journal on occasion of the 20th anniversary of the center

PIR Center's "CyberPulse" released as an E-Journal

The only Russian periodical publication on the issues of the information security and internet governance released in a new format

International School on Global Security - 2014

The fourteenth PIR Center International School on Global Security for Young Specialists took place September 30 – October 8, 2014

Events schedule

Date Event
28.11.2014 Director of the Program "International Information Security and Global Internet Governance" Oleg Demidov will deliver a report at the 17th Strategic Planning and Analysis Seminar held by Geneva Center for Security Policy in Geneva, Switzerland
13.11.2014 During November 1-13, PIR Center Director Vladimir Orlov gives lectures on nuclear nonproliferation and Russia's foreign policy in The Monterey Institute of International Studies, - Monterey, USA.
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21.10.2014

“In winter 2014 I expect the security situation to get worse. By the time the campaign against Islamic State is over we will see the group becoming active and stronger outside Syria and Iraq just like Al-Qaeda before. Libya will become hub for terrorism and its transition will become even more complicated than it has been. The USA might find itself sucked into an endless conflict in the region and light as well decide to go back to Iraq under whatever pretext”, - Independent Libyan Academic, Journalist, Mustafa Fetouri.

       

       

20.10.2014

“Modern society has approached the stage of post-industrial development, which is characterized by the rapidly expanding information field of cross-language communication.  Prospects for the use of pictographic meta-language in ensuring effective cross-language written communication between multilingual correspondents as well as the equal translation of texts seem promising,” – Director of American Programs at the Russkiy Mir Foundation, Nikolai Mikhailov.

14.10.2014

“Deterioration of US-Russian relations led to the situation where Moscow did not become an ally of Washington in the fight against the Islamic state, despite the fact that the Islamists pose bigger threat to Russia than to America. The fact that the Kremlin ignores anti-ISIS coalition creates a particular problem for the Americans, reducing their ability to influence the situation in the Middle East and Northern Africa”, – President of the Center on Global Interests, Nikolai Zlobin.

       


 
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