Lassina Zerbo, Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, in interview with Olga Mostinskaya, Editor-in-Chief of the “Security Index”


- According to the most recent data available, what type of device was tested in the DPRK? Can it be assumed to be a hydrogen bomb, and what would ...

The transformation of the global landscape continues; political squabbles threaten the existence of the NPT and undermine global security. However, countries that fail to reach agreement on conceptual matters show true partnership when it gets down to business — a brief overview of the issue by the ...

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In the new issue of the Security Index: Lassina Zerbo, the Executive Secretary of the CTBTO on DPRK nuclear testing and the future of the CTBTO, PIR Center’s recommendations for strengthening the international nuclear non-proliferation regime with comments by Sergio Duarte, High Representative of the UN Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs (2007-2012), Vadim Kozyulin on autonomous combat systems, Andrey Shkarbanov and Konstantin Stalmakhov on civil liability for nuclear damage, Kamal Gasimov on conflicts and squabbles within Syrian opposition, round table discussion on high-tech crime co-sponsored by CCI and PIR Center, Olga Mikhailova on cyber security of NPPs and critical infrastructure, Alyona Makhukova on Humanitarian initiative and the NPT review process.


“Raúl Castro does not lose any possibility of criticizing American foreign policy towards Russia, the enlargement of NATO and the sanctions against Russia. The [Cuban] mentality of being principal may be too rigid, but people who are friends of Cuba can rely on Cuba” –  Santiago Pérez Benítez, Researcher of the Research Centre for International Policy. 


Security Index launches a series of publications on the protection of critical energy infrastructure from cyber threats. 

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Midweek Brainstorming Session "New Priorities in Cuban Foreign Policy, Perspectives of the of Russian-Cuban Relations Development" Moscow, Russia 28.04.2016
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Name: Mostinskaya, Olga S.
City: Moscow
Foreign policy of the Russian Federation
Biography :

Studied linguistics and cross-cultural communication in the Moscow State Linguistic University (graduated in 2003). In 1999-2000 was a non-degree visiting student at the Faculty of Social and Political Science of ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles). From 2005 served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, resigned as Counsellor of the Department of Language Services in 2015. Freelanced as conference interpreter for the UN, the FAO, the IAEA, the EBRD, the EU, the CE, the OECD.