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30.12.2019

Wishing you a joyous 2020!

May you find peace, stability and success. Let’s welcome the new year with a new hope together.

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29.12.2019

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mau celebrates his 60th anniversary! His name is well-known to everyone who studies “Applied economics” in Russia.

27.12.2019

"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 keeping to well-established diplomatic routine is the best way to address and resolve outstanding international issues of today and tomorrow. From our point of view, this “traditionalist” – or maybe “no-nonsense” – approach might be helpful for preventing turning serious and solution-oriented professional discussions aimed at achieving substantive results into road-shows with uncertain purpose, random participation and no clear mandate", – Sergey RyabkovDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. 

No. 20 (2002): Super Terrorism: The New Challenge for the New Century (In Russian).

nz20_2.jpgThe ideas and beliefs of terrorism undergo change. The organizational structure of terrorist organizations changes as well, while the use of high technologies becomes wider. Terrorist organizations acquire new weapons that allow conducting military-like operations. The threat of the most terrible weapons, including WMD, is becoming real. This publication studies the transformation of terrorism into “super terrorism” aimed at a maximum possible damage and mass killings.

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