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The IAEA Voluntary Offer Agreement regarding the peaceful nuclear activities of the U.S. comes into force.
09.12.1980

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov for PIR Center "Open Collar" Project image
05.12.2019

“Get in your favourite car and drive, wherever the road takes you”, – Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. 

PIR Center publishes the report “The Future of the Vienna Document: Prospects for the Further Development of Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in Europe” by Oleg Shakirov image
05.12.2019

PIR Center publishes the report "The Future of the Vienna Document: Prospects for the Further Development of Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in Europe” by Oleg Shakirov in light of the 26th Meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava. 

30.11.2019

"Today, the world is witnessing so-called 'Technological Predominance or Technological Dictatorship' process, which means that emerging technologies get introduced in a military sphere for modernization of existing and production of new arms. There is not a politician or a military man who would confirm that artificial intelligence (AI) is in charge of strategic decisions. Though people are currently dealing with weak AI, strong AI and even 'super-AI' are to be available in the not so distant future.” – Director of PIR Center’s Emerging Technologies and Global Security Project Vadim Kozyulin.

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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