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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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Winston Churchill’s speech made at Fulton University in the U.S. The speech marks the beginning of the Cold War. W. Churchill opposes transfer of atomic secrets to UN jurisdiction.
05.03.1946

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28.02.2015

The exposure by a Moscow cyber security company of widespread U.S. cyber espionage takes the debate about cyber warfare to a new level. Especially given the fact that the U.S. intelligence community is warning that Russia poses a cyber threat to the U.S.

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  • Position : Director, PIR Center; Editor-in-Chief, Security Index Journal
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Russian-US security relations
    - Foreign policy of the Russian Federation
    - Myanmar in international politics
    - International security policy of the Russian Federation
    - Russian-European security relations
    - Russian foreign policy and the Middle East (including the Gulf region)
    - Nuclear nonproliferation issues in the Middle East. The establishment of NWFZ in the Middle East.
    - BRICS's perspectives on peace and security
    - Assessment of best international practices on fighting corruption 
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  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
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  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
    - European security
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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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We Bring You the February Issue of the "Yaderny Kontrol" Newsletter

In the latest issue: nuclear security, Iranian nuclear program, countering WMD financing

A new issue of the Security Index journal was published

Under the cover: nuclear energy and infrastructure, "Islamic State", information society, shale revolution, cybersecurity in ASEAN and much more

“Global Security on the BRICS Agenda for 2015: from Fortaleza to Ufa”

The Conference was organized by the Center for Global Issues and International Organizations at the Russian Diplomatic Academy (Head of the Center – Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov) in partnership with the National Committee on BRICS Research

Iranian Nuclear Program: Russia’s Interests

Talks between Tehran and P5+1 were extended till July 1, 2015. Follow our project to unrevel the story of Iranian nuclear issue

"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."
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03.03.2015

The latest issue of the Global edition of Security Index journal summarizes key events in the field of global security over the second half of 2014 and even looks further ahead to 2015. It focuses on the ups and downs of the nuclear nonproliferation pays attention to a coming milestone event – the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

02.03.2015

«One of the key points of the 52nd ICANN Meeting agenda was the discussion of possible scenarios of IANA functions transition from National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) under the U.S. Department of Commerce to the internet community. As no consensus was reached that would take into account views of all concerned stakeholders, many experts doubt that the task can be fulfilled before the contract between NTIA and ICANN expires in September 2015. The fate of the contract will be clarified during the ICANN June meeting in Buenos-Aires” – PIR Center’s “International Information Security and Global Internet Governance” program coordinator Alexandra Kulikova.

26.02.2015

 “It is especially important for those interested in peace in Central Asia to demonstrate willingness and ability to make a sharp rebuff of any manifestations of instability. It is critical to state that opening a new front of global jihad and of global war on terrorism in Central Asia will not succeed; the countries of the region will not allow it. However, such a message can only be made convincing and effective by, first, actually realizing the entirety of the imminent danger in the region and by, secondly, using combined forces,” Associate Professor of MGIMO University of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Ivan Safranchuk.



 
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