Chronology

The UN Security Council adopts Resolution №1172 to condemn the India and Pakistan nuclear tests.
06.06.1998

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05.06.2020

“The call of the Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin to increase the Chinese nuclear arsenal to 1000 warheads and put into service 100 DF-41 ICBMs caused a heated debate in the expert community. According to Xijin, the size of deterrence forces on a daily basis determines the attitude of American elites to China. He later explained that the threshold of 1,000 warheads is just a guideline. “If the United States continues to believe that China has only a few hundred warheads at its disposal, it will be dangerous for China” - this is the leitmotiv of the 523rd issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

The Security Index Occasional Paper Series Publishes Policy Memo " If the New START Treaty Expires With No Extension:Scenarios For Russia" image
01.06.2020

The memo presents possible scenarios should the New START Treaty expire without extension. Special attention is being paid to confidence building measures to implement without a treaty-like legal basis. The memo also considers the build-up potential of strategic nuclear forces of Russia and the US.

 

29.05.2020

"As a follow-up to my Memos dated March 27, 2020, April 10, 2020, April 24, 2020 and May 12, 2020, I hereby declare the extension of the remote work mode until June 11, 2020 inclusive, due to the persistence of the complex epidemiological situation in Moscow", – Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, Director of PIR Center.

Participants

* Vardan K. ATOYAN – “Amberd” research centre, Armenian State University of Economics, Erevan, Armenia.

* Artem G. DANKOV - Associate professor of world politics department, State University of Tomsk, Tomsk, Russia.

* Elena V. EFANOVA - Associate professor of political science department, State University of Volgograd, Volgograd, Russia.

* Mahir A. HUMBATOV – Research fellow, Centre for strategic research under the President of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan.

* Galiya R. IBRAGIMOVA – Professor of State University of international trade and diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

* Nikolay V. KRASNITSKY – Project Manager, Centre of expertise and analysis, International Relations and World History Institute, State University of Nizhnij Novgorod, Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia.

* Nuriya A. KUTNAEVA – Inspector of Defense Council Secretariat, Kyrgyzstan President Administration, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

* Navruz Sh. MADIBRAGIMOV – Professor of the Russian-Tajik (Slavic) University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

* Natalia V. MOCHU – Deputy head of laboratory of the analysis of the Research Institute of the Radio, Moscow, Russia.

* Suren R. OHANOV – Specialist on cybersecurity, Ministry of defense of Armenian Republic, Erevan, Armenia.

* Irina A. PECHERINA – Project director, Communication Agency “PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies”, Moscow, Russia.

* Dmitry E. SMOLOKUROV - Specialist on cybersecurity of the NATO Information Office in Moscow, Moscow, Russia.

* Alexander V. TSARUK – Chief Adviser, Committee on Informatization and Information Technologies of Ukrainian Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine.

* Andrey A. VODOPYANOV – Head of the department “Special territorial direction of property relations”, Moscow, Russia.

* Polina A. YAKHINA – Master student, Department of theory and history of international relations, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia

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