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31.07.2021

30 years ago, on July 31, 1991, in Moscow, the USSR and the United States signed one of the basic agreements in the field of arms control: Strategic Offensive Arms Reduction Treaty (START-1). As described by the President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev, the person who signed this agreement on the part of the USSR: "This is not just a historical date. This Agreement became the basis of all the agreements that were made later."

30.07.2021

This work continues the cycle of publications of the PIR Center devoted to the elements of the "strategic equation" proposed by Russia as the basis for a new architecture of strategic stability. The goal of the project is to find ways to "correlate" various weapons systems within a single equation or system of equations in order to offer solutions acceptable to Russia during future negotiations on strategic topics.

26.07.2021

PIR Center values PIR Alumni Community, which includes more than 1000 people - PIR Center alumni, current employees, interns and consultants of PIR Center, members of PIR Center Executive Board, representatives of PIR Center Advisory Board. In order to maintain strong ties with the members of its "Community" PIR Center is launching a survey among alumni of the Education & Training Program projects. Thanks to this initiative, alumni will be able to stay in touch with PIR Center, receive latest newsletters and have a channel for cooperation.

PIR Center's Particpation in the 2010 NPT Review Conference

On May 3-28, 2010 the Eighth NPT Review Conference is taking place in New York. Having entered into force forty years ago, the NPT has become a cornerstone of the international nuclear nonproliferation regime. The NPT serves as a basis for the promotion of the nuclear disarmament process and is a framework for the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

International security largely depends on the success of the NPT Review Conference.

PIR Center president Vladimir Orlov is an adviser to the Russian delegation and takes an active part in the work of the Conference. “Ways of Nuclear Disarmament” Project Coordinator Elena Geleskul represents PIR Center.

You can learn more about the Review Conference:

  • White Paper “NPT-2010: Strengthening the Regime” - The objective of this nongovernmental White Paper published by the PIR Center on the eve of the 2010 NPT Review Conference is to define the hot issues currently affecting the nuclear nonproliferation and to suggest the set of specific policy recommendations on how to break the deadlocks and strengthen the regime.

PIR Center's materials:

Conference materials:

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