• Affiliation : Associate External Relations Officer at the CTBTO
  • Position : Chairman of the Executive Board
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Affiliation : Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, expert
  • Affiliation : Ph.D. in Economics, Researcher, Strategic Studies Department, The Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Position : Consultant, "Global & Regional Security: New ideas for Russia" Program
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
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The new issue of "Security Index" journal is PIR Center Alumni issue


MOSCOW, OCTOBER 2, 2014, PIR PRESS – “Without exception, all articles and materials of this issue were written by staff members, members of the PIR Center Board, as well as graduates of PIR Center, or, if you please, representatives of the expanding PIR Community, our colleagues and friends who at some point during our 20-year history have worked at PIR Center, come to us as interns, received PIR Center scholarships, or completed our educational or training programs.  This issue is a collective gift from our graduates, our friends, constituting of already more than 800 individuals of the PIR Community on PIR Center’s 20th anniversary,” – Editorial Board of the Security Index journal.  

The autumn issue of the Security Index Journal was released on August 29, 2014.  As usual, our readers have the opportunity to read and comment on articles in the latest issue on the PIR Center site (in Russian).   

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In this issue you can find book reviews written by PIR Center staff members and interns, as well as continued wishes of congratulations on PIR Center’s 20th anniversary.  The contents of the issue and electronic versions of the articles can be found in the section Current Issue (in Russian).  

Distribution to subscribers of the new issue of the Security Index journal has already begun.  Subscription to the journal can be done through the Rospechat agency catalog, Newspapers. Magazines. Within the catalog, the publication number is 80666.

We keep uploading the congratulations received in recent weeks regarding PIR Center’s 20th anniversary to our website.

Detailed information on publications and subscriptions to the Security Index journal can be obtained from the Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief, Maxim Starchak via tel. +7 (495) 987 1915, fax +7 (495) 987 1914, email: editor at