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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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Prof. Potter, a world famous nonproliferation expert and new member of the PIR Center Executive Board, sets forth a list of practical recommendations to the new U.S. administration aimed at intensifying security dialoguebetween Moscow and Washington and eventually come to some positive results conce...

There has recently been growing interest in the issue of nuclear disarmament, nuclear-free world, but world open towards peaceful nuclear energy uses for the benefit of mankind. Such interest is to a large extent caused by the immediate task ofstrengthening the nuclear nonproliferation regime, espec...

In an interview with Security Index, PIR Center's President answers the questions of U.S. experts and media on the future of the bilateral relations and remaining windows of opportunity, which are not many, especially with regard to the dialogue on nonproliferation and disarmament. He argues that “t...

Russian experts look into approaches of Russia and the United States to strategic arms control. They further assess prospects for reduction of nuclear weapons, analyze possible options for a compromise, and propose a basic framework to replace START Treaty. They predict the extension of START I as a...

In 1974-76, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Roland Makhmutovich Timerbaev was part of the  Soviet delegation that negotiated the “threshold” treaties limiting the yield of underground nuclear explosions, conducted either for weapons testing or for peaceful purposes. The ambassador relat...

December 8, 2007 marks the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles, which banned ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ra...

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