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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...

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...

After U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty it has become obvious that nearly fifty years old history of nuclear arms control is coming to its end.  
The New START treaty is set to expire on February 5, 2021 and there is little doubt that it will be the end of it. It could be extended if both countries...

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...

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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).

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