Chronology

South African President F. De Klerk ends development of nuclear weapons and eliminates available nuclear devices.
26.02.1990
The Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency enters into force.
26.02.1987
The USSR resumes nuclear tests, citing a lack of action on its initiatives by other nuclear weapons states, primarily the U.S.
26.02.1987
The USSR decides to create thermonuclear weapons.
26.02.1951

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20.02.2020

“As a journalist I know well how much more open and straight forward officials are when in an off the record modus. The upcoming discussions within the Trialogue Club International format in 2020 will give us all – so I hope – the possibility to better and deeper understand Russia’s foreign and security policy, to ask frank questions and get sincere answers”, - Dr. Elena V. Chernenko, Co-Chair, Trialogue Club International, PIR Center Executive Board member, Deputy Foreign Editor, Kommersant Daily.

 

 

17.02.2020

“The program is tailored to people with a very specific interest in nuclear issues. Getting to work with people who had been very active in the field of nonproliferation, both on the Russian and American side, is an opportunity few students get”, Dual Degree Master`s Program student Collin MacDowell.

10.02.2020

"Strategic stability in its classical sense – understood as a state of US- Russian relations under which neither side has incentives to launch a first nuclear strike – was developed during the Cold War", - a consultant at PIR Center Andrey Baklitskiy

This paper has been produced for the joint PIR Center – CSIS project “Reducing nuclear risks during Great Powers Competition”. We thank our partners in CSIS for their cooperation and support for this publication

Participants of the International School on Global Security 2015

* AVETISYAN Arman, Department of Defense Policy, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.

* AVETYAN Artem, Division for Philosophy, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia

* ARARATYAN Aram, Attaché at the Department of Press, Information and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.

* BERENKOVA Natalia, Center for Caspian Studies of the Research Institute for Global Socio-Political Processes, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhniy Novgorod, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia.

* BIDGOOD Sara, Middlebury Institute of International Relations in Monterey, Monterey, USA.

* VASILEVA Natalia, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

* GAFAROV (GAFARLI) Orhan, Research Center of Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Ankara University (Turkey), Azerbaijan.

* GUBAREVA Ilona, Faculty of History, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia.

* DEUTSCHMANN Moritz, Political Department, German Embassy in Russia (Moscow), Germany.

* KONKOV Alexander, Department of Political Analysis, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

* KUZNETSOVA Olga, Foreign Politics Division, “Kommersant”, Moscow, Russia

* KULIABINA Lidiia, Department of Political Science and Political Management, Udmurt State University, Izhevsk, Russia

* LOBOV Roman, Institute of Far Eastern Studies, the Russian Academy of ScienceMoscow, Russia

* MAIGELDINOV Kazbek, Geopolitical and Regional Research Office of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan—the Leader of the Nation, Astana, Kazakhstan

* MARGOEV Adlan, MGIMO University

* MIKHAYLOVA Olga, Expert Consultant in physical nuclear security, Volgodonsk, Russia.

* MURTAZIN Renat, Main International Cooperation Directive, Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia.

* NEMTYREV Mikhail, Faculty of Eastern Philology, Crimean Federal University, Sevastopol, Russia.

* NIKHANOV Eldar, Security Department, National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom”, Astana, Kazakhstan.

* OMAROVA Patimat, Master's Degree Student, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)

* PLETNEV Kirill, Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia.

* SAHAKYAN Mher, Institute of International Relations, Nanjing University (China), Armenia.

* SAYAKBAYEV Daniyar, Foreign Policy Division, Administration of the President of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, Biskek, Kyrgyzstan.

* FAN Xuesong, Department of World Political Processes, Political Science Faculty, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (Moscow), China.

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