The Role of the Women in the Areas of Nuclear Nonproliferation, Disarmament and Global Security: the Case Study of Russia image

Are our sex and gender so important for professional development in the fields of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament and can they become an obstacle in the XXI century? The goal of this research paper is to study the role of the Russian women in the fields of nuclear nonproliferation, disarmam...

Way Out of the Arms Control Pandemic image

This research paper attempts to place nuclear disarmament and arms control in the context of the sustainable development agenda. In particular, the paper examines the possibility of applying the experience and specific mechanisms of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol to create new incentives for nuclear arms c...


PIR Center conducted an interview with Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka, Senior Advisor on International Relations to the Leader of the Opposition and Daily FT Columnist (Colombo, Sri Lanka). Since March 2022, Dayan Jayatilleka has been a member of the PIR Center Advisory Board.

In an interview with him, we ...

In an Vladimir Orlov's interview, director of PIR Center, with Jorge Ferrer, a journalist of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, the issues of the risks of using nuclear weapons against the background of the Ukrainian conflict are touched upon. We also talked about how the Chekhov rifle differs from nu...

PIR Center conducted an interview with Professor Mustafa Kibaroglu, Ph.D in International Relations, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences at the MEF University in Istanbul, a PIR Center Advisory Board member. We discussed the possibility of exporting U.S. nuclear tec...

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Yermakov Vladimir I. image
Affiliation : MFA of Russian Federation
Position : Director of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control
Biography :

In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1984. Graduated from MGIMO of the USSR MFA in 1982. In 2003 – 2007 served as Senior Counselor and Head of Politico-Military section of the Russian Embassy in the USA, in 2007 – 2011 as Head of the Section of the Department for Security Affairs and Disarmament. In 2011 – 2018 – Deputy Director of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control. On January 25, 2018 Mr. Yermakov was appointed to the position of the Director of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control.