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"We are neighbours. Russia is part of Greater Europe. The European Union is a major player in the European space, but it is not the whole of Europe, n...

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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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Events of the autumn of 2010 were in line with the overall trends of that year. The global security focus remained firmly on the Middle East, the Korean peninsula, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan. Members of the PIR Center International Expert Group – Evgeny Buzhinsky, Konstantin von Eggert, Ab...

Earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan, nuclear emergency at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant; anti-government protests in the Middle East; airstrikes against Col. Gaddafi's forces launched by United States, Britain and France; firing exercise conducted by South Korea near the demilitarized...

The Taliban have already won the war. They will remain in Afghanistan, with or without the Americans. Their tactic of refusing to meet the Americans’ tanks and aviation head on and waging guerrilla warfare instead has proved a complete success. They have kept their armed strength intact and learned ...

Growing contradictions over the Unified Energy System of Central Asia are increasingly leading to disruption in the work of the region's power plants. One of the most promising solutions to this problem is alternative energy sources, which can compensate for the shortage of energy generation capacit...

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