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The Chinese conduct an atmospheric nuclear explosion. It is the last atmospheric nuclear explosion on the Earth.
16.10.1980
The PRC carries out its first atomic bomb test. The charge yield is 22 kilotons. The PRC makes a statement on non-use of nuclear weapons and vows not to threaten non-nuclear weapons states.
16.10.1964
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08.10.2021

The research is aimed at analyzing the military-technical aspects of strategic offensive arms control. By reviewing the nuclear doctrines and the available open-source data on the two countries’ respective nuclear arsenals, the author analyzes the impact of the New START Treaty implementation on the U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals as well as discusses the potential implication of the two countries’ nuclear forces modernization programs on the future arms control agreements. The paper is structured into four sections, discussing the state and development of Russian and U.S. nuclear forces in 2011-2021, the two countries’ nuclear forces modernization plans and relevant discussions within expert and policymaking communities.

07.10.2021

AUKUS, Russian-American talks in Geneva, JCPOA, gender in international security, CTBTO - these and other topics were touched upon and explored by our authors in the new issue of the electronic journal "Yaderny Kontrol". 

06.10.2021

"I think world politics makes sense if we believe in the idea of progress. You know, it seems to me that there are two views of the world: cyclical – everything develops in a circle, there are cycles of peace and war, all states are created and disintegrate – and then, it seems to me, there is no special meaning in international politics. But there is another point of view: everything is spiraling, the world is becoming more humane and stable. And then progress can be considered the meaning. This idea is closer to me," – Andrey Kortunov, Director General of RIAC.

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RUSSIA CONFIDENTIAL analytical bulletin provides its subscribers with an exclusive information on the most topical issues of international security which directly affect interests of Russian Federation.

Among the authors of the bulletin there are leading experts in different areas of international security representing Russian and foreign research centers as well as independent analysts.

Among the recent topics of the bulletin there are:

What Russia and the World Should Expect from the Trump Presidency: Projections on the Future of U.S. Policy in Four Areas

Trump, Russia and a Narrow Window of Opportunity

New Agenda for the 21st Century: New Technologies and Global Security Challenges (A review of the international conference “Emerging Technologies and Global Security: An Agenda for the 21st Century”)

Suspension and termination of Russian-U.S. nuclear cooperation agreements: implications for Russia, the United States, and global security

 Accusation of cyberatacks: the facts to keep in mind

Military Robotics in the United States, China and Russia: Start of Undeclared Competition

Future on Dialogue on BMD, INF Forces and Conventional Forces in Europe in the Light of Warsaw NATO Summit Results

Russia and the World Opposing New Threats (based on materials from the V Moscow Conference on International Security

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