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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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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
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - 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
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • 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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31.10.2014

“At the Foreign Ministry, we are sure that participation of the Group for the Russian Non-Governmental Organizations in work associated with BRICS will qualitatively help to build the new system of cooperation, will expand the socio-political base of BRICS and will strengthen its position in the global policy system,” – Vadim Lukov, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and Coordinator of G20 and BRICS affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

29.10.2014

“The PIR Center raised our awareness of historical and contemporary nuclear issues. We also learned about nuclear non-proliferation concerns, as well as next-generation conventional weapons that can potentially offset the delicate nuclear balance. My colleagues and I were honored to listen to lectures by distinguished guest professors that have first-hand experiencing in dealing with this topic, including those who represented the Russian Federation at top-level nuclear negotiations. The two-month course that we took was intense, but the knowledge and memories that we gained were well worth it”, – course leader, M.A. student Andrew Korybko.


28.10.2014

“The security situation will most likely deteriorate over the winter of 2014. Not excluded is the fact that after the parliamentary elections in Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko will make another attempt to solve the crisis in Donbas militarily. This will lead to a resumption of hostilities in the region with unpredictable results and will provoke further deterioration of Russia's relations with the West”, – PIR Center Senior Vice President, Lieutenant General (Ret.), Evgeny Buzhinsky.



 
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