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13.07.2020

“In June, the US National Security Council was due to consider a draft decision on the revision of some elements of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). In particular, Washington wants to remove heavy attack and reconnaissance drones from the MTCR control list, which will allow American companies to supply them to “unstable” countries as well. The military-industrial complex is lobbying removal of some restrictions from the USA the most actively, and although no final decision on this issue has been reported, the consequences of such a step can be significant: the entire regime of international export control may be jeopardized” - this is the leitmotiv of the 524th issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

10.07.2020

The article analyzes NATO nuclear sharing arrangements and examines the history of the concept of nuclear sharing, based on archival documents, and its practical implementation at the present stage. The authors pay special attention to the positions of the countries in whose territory American tactical nuclear weapons are stored, as well as to the speeches of countries against nuclear sharing at the PrepComs of the Review Conference. In conclusion, recommendations for Russia in working on this issue are voiced.

09.07.2020

“Training in the morning frees rest of the day - this is our general rule,” – Irina Mironova, senior specialist at Gazprom, senior lecturer of international programs at European University at St. Petersburg, and Dmitry Kovchegin, independent consultant.

Conventional Arms Control in Europe – End of Regime or to be Continued?

Does Russia need a regime of conventional arms control in Europe? And if the answer is "yes", what should it look like?

New work of the authors that on the highest level are searching ways to break the stalemate on the conventional arms control in Europe is a must-read for understanding the difficulty and ambiguity of the issue in Russia.

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Contents


Intoduction


Cration of the CFE Treaty


The Paris Treaty of 1990


CFE corrections in 1991–1996


Adaptation of CFE


Strugle for the entry in force of Adapted Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty and Russian moratorium


CFE developents after the Russian moratorium. The essence of Russian approch


What next?


Conclusions


About authors


References

 

Full text of the Study Paper (in Russian)


PIR Center Study Papers: Russia and Global Security - is a periodical issued by PIR Center in Russian since 1996. Registered as mass media, ISSN 1605-7147.

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