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Four principles of strategic stability

It is possible, at least conceptually, to sketch out a set of broad principles for U.S-Russian strategic stability – those principles are rooted in Cold War legacies but need to be adapted, revisited, and broadened in light of changing strategic capabilities a...

On October 20, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the United States is going to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty). Many experts assumed that that Trump’s decision was caused not by the accusations that Russia violated the treaty but by concerns about Ch...

Vladimir Orlov: “Russia and the United States should resume a comprehensive dialogue on global nuclear proliferation threats” image

On January 19, 2021, Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, Director of the PIR Center, gave an interview to Security Index journal.


SECURITY INDEX: In your recent op-ed column, co-authored with Sergey Semenov and published by Kommersant Daily, you stated that “Russia and the United States, as major nuclear-weapo...

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Small Nuclear Reactors: Forgotten in the Past, Indispensable in the Future

Andrey Gagarinsky, Stanislav Subbotin

Floating nuclear power plants is one of the ways to promote Russia's innovations and ensure peaceful nuclear energy uses. Despite potential impediments related to safety, security and nonproliferation risks, the authors maintain that further advancement of the technology will allow to mitigate all negative implications and give new impetus to global development.

Small Nuclear Reactors: Forgotten in the Past, Indispensable in the Future


SECURITY INDEX №2 (84), 2008