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As the 9th Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference is scheduled to commence on April 27, 2015, the reality feeds mounting uncertainty about the longer-term trajectory on the Treaty’s implem

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Chronology

The Additional Protocol on the IAEA Safeguards comes into force for China.
28.03.2002
The signing of the Agreement between Russia and Kazakhstan on Strategic Nuclear Forces Temporarily Located in the Kazakhstan Territory.
28.03.1994
An accident at the Three Mile Island-2 nuclear power plant in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (U.S.) results in severe reactor vessel damage.
28.03.1979

Latest blog entry

11.03.2015

On March 10th of this year, at a regular meeting of the Joint Consultative Group (JCG) of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), A.Y. Mazur, the head of the Russian delegation, issued a statement that suspended the Russian Federation’s participation in the group’s meetings, effective March 11, 2015.  “Therefore, Russia is ending its actions in the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, announced in 2007, completely.”

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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 
  • Position : Consultant
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
  • Position : Chairman of the Executive Board
  • 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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Projects

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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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The latest issue of "CyberPulse" e-journal, January-February, 2015

Outcomes of the 52nd meeting of the ICANN in Singapore, analysis of current cyber arms race, news concerning the IT sector, upcoming IT industry conferences and events.

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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PIR PRESS NEWS

24.03.2015

“The superficially calm atmosphere at the third PrepCom was deceptive. There is a major build-up of frustration ahead of the 2015 RevCon in various parts of the world, including the Middle East and the countries that are unhappy with the slow pace of nuclear disarmament, as well as with the restoration of nuclear weapons’ role as the main guarantee of security in the twenty-first century. Also, during the previous RevCons the USA and Russia worked in tandem to produce persuasive counterarguments, channel that frustration, and make it manageable. In 2015, however, such a concerted effort will require a miracle of political acrobatics – and miracles are in very short supply at the moment,” – the PIR Center’s Director Vladimir Orlov. 


23.03.2015

"Global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will not be productive if it is a separate element of the ecosystem of Internet governance. The Forum will be able to implement more opportunities, if it can be built into the process of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)"- Julia Elanskaya, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.

13.03.2015

“At each of the Review conferences, State parties make lengthier statements and the documents are becoming more and more voluminous.  For the next Review Conference, we must concentrate on the practical side of issues.” – Tariq Rauf, Director of Arms Control and Non-proliferation, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.



 
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