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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...

Shaping the next generation of experts is the main goal of the education and training system on nonproliferation, created and supported by PIR Center...

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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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At first glance, Russia and Qatar have very little in common – but there are in fact many similarities between the two. Both countries have plans to diversify their economies, but both remain heavily dependent on the production of raw materials, with oil and gas exports generating the bulk of their ...

The place and role of Russia in the world of XXI century remains controversial discussion point among political scientists, economists, sociologists, and historians. What should seek the Russian state - to become a regional or global power? Does Russia still need to align itself with Western values ...

Russian economy is now recovering from 2008-2009. Quick overlook on major economic aspects: Growth was above 4.5% last two years and should be above 3.8% this year. Last 12 years: mushrooming expenditures fuelled by 388% increase of oil prices between  2000 & 2008. By 2015, Russia might face a curre...

Award Ceremony for Promoting Values of Nonproliferation. Nominations: 1) For Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime 2) For Forming the Nonproliferation Culture in Russia. 3)  For Contribution to International Cooperation in Nonproliferation

PIR Center 10th Anniversary Reception (Presentation in P...

It is not Iran that the story of Flame begins with. The first versions of this malware, or rather of its prototype, were found by the American company Webroot Сommunity in late 2007 in Europe. The following year the virus was spotted in the UAE. At the time of its detection in early May 2012, Flame ...

In his Editorial, Vladimir Orlov shares the plans of the PIR Center, deliberates on the expansion of its international activities, educational programs, new research projects and publications.

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