Articles

The Future of U.S.-Russian Arms Control: Principles of Engagement and New Approaches image

As one of its first security policy decisions, the Biden administration agreed to extend the New START Treaty for five years with no conditions.  The New START Treaty represents one of the last remaining vestiges of international arms control architecture and one of the few areas of potentially prod...

How would you prioritize the incorporation of new elements into a future arms control negotiating framework?

First, there are several approaches to defining which “elements” are actually new: some new types of weapons or new warfighting (or deterrence) domains in general, or “new” as opposed to the ...

Now when the U.S. presidential elections are over the fate of the START Treaty and nuclear arms control, in general, has become clearer.

The New START treaty is set to expire on February 5, 2021, and only a few months ago there was little doubt that it would be the end of it. The Trump administratio...

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...

Webinar “US-Russian Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Dialogue: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead” 15.06.2021

On June 15, 18:00-19:00 (Moscow time), the PIR Center and the Vienna Center for Nonproliferation and Disarmament (VCDNP) will host a Zoom webinar “US-Russian Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Dialogue: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead”. The event will take place on the eve of the Geneva summit, which is expected to address issues of nonproliferation and strategic stability.

In addition, the PIR Center will present its monograph "US-Russian Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Dialogue: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead”. The monograph covers a wide range of issues, from the negotiations on articles I and II of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) to the current state of the NPT review process. The book's table of contents and key findings can be found here.

Speakers:

  • Vladimir Orlov, Director, PIR Center
  • Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and Director of the Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Adlan Margoev, Analyst, Institute for International Studies, MGIMO University
  • Sergey Semenov, Coordinator of the Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation Program, PIR Center

The event will be moderated by VCDNP Executive Director Elena Sokova.

Register here.

loading