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The international relations system has been in the process of transformation since the early 1990-s. Today one may unequivocally say that the unipolar project, which has been constructed by the USA with the help of its allies, did not materialize.  There began the construction of a more just multipo...

The editors decided to shift the focus a little from the problems of nuclear nonproliferation and arms control and talk about people. Nikita Degtyarev, PIR Center Information & Publications Program Coordinator, interviewed Sarah Bidgood, Director of the Eurasia Nonproliferation Program at the James ...

On June 2nd President Putin signed an executive order, which approved the Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence. Even without considering the contents of the “Basic Principles”, it would not be an exaggeration to say that it is a development of major import...


Terrorism has been a threat to Russia since the 19th century. Taking on different forms – from the revolutionary Narodnaya Volya to national separatism with an infusion of Wahhabism in Chechnya to jihadist semi-criminal groups of North Caucasus – it has arguably influenced the pace and ...

How to prevent placement of weapons in Outer Space: challenges and solutions (Russian priorities) image

Recently, the threats of weaponization of outer space have been increasingly backed by both the doctrinal documents of several countries, first of all the United States, and the material content, which in turn is being formed through organizational measures, as well as improving military technical c...

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Yudin, Yuri A. image
City : Vienna
Affiliation : Safeguard Analyst, Department of Safeguards, IAEA
Expertise :
Nuclear safety
Nuclear fuel cycle
Biography :

He graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute as a nuclear physicist and holds a PhD in nuclear engineering. He is also Director of a Russian NGO, the Analytical Centre for Nonproliferation. Previously he was Senior Researcher at UNIDIR and manager of the Multilateral Approaches to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle project and Senior Researcher at RFNC–VNIIEF, the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre—All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics. January 2010 - March 2012 - consultant, member of Centre Russe d'etudes politiques. He has special expertise in nuclear engineering, nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear disarmament. He has authored a number of books and articles in Russian and English.