Strategic stability in its classical sense – understood as a state of US-Russian relations under which neither side has incentives to launch a first nuclear strike – was developed during the Cold War. Such stability is achieved by “seeking agreements that improve survivability, remove incentives for...

Russia’s vision of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation issues remains in fact very conventional. It is pragmatic and realistic. We do not feel “constrained by traditional formats and diplomatic protocol”. On the contrary, we strongly believe that in many cases using proven formats and ke...

It was almost two decades ago, when I was brought a manuscript. It was entitled “Information challenges to national and international security”. International information security – or cybersecurity, to use the more popular but grossly oversimplified term – is now high on the agenda of global challe...

Amb. Vyacheslav Trubnikov

Summary of remarks by Amb. Vyacheslav Trubnikov

PIR Center International School of Global Security, 2019


We should not become preoccupied with military security to the exclusion of all else. The future security architecture should be viewed from all the numerous and often conflicting vantage point...

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Prikhodko, Sergei E. image
City : Moscow
Affiliation : Deputy Prime Minister, Chief of the Russian Government Staff, Security Index Editorial Board Member
Biography :

In 2004-2012 - Aide to the Russian President on foreign policy and international relations issues. Coordinates the work of the President's Foreign Policy Directorate. Former head of the Russian Presidential Administration's Foreign Policy Directorate and deputy head of the Russian Presidential Administration. In 1997-1998, aide to President Boris Yeltsin on international relations. Counselor of state, first class. Chevalier of the golden plaque of “Public Recognition” (1999).