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

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17.02.2020

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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 working group «Iran in Regional and Global Perspective» at the Strategic Studies Summit

 

Ms. Salwa Alrifaei                                                                                         

Researcher, Center for Research and Strategic Studies   

 

Dr. Gawdat Bahgat                            

Professor, Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies      

           

Mr. Andrey Baklitskiy                        

“Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation” Program Coordinator, Russian Center for Policy Studies (PIR Center)       

                       

Prof. Steven Blockmans                                                                                

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies 

 

Dr. Adnan Shihab Eldin                                  

Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) 

 

Mr. Mustafa Fetouri                           

Analyst, IHS Global Insight  

 

Dr. Roger Kangas                              

Academic Dean and a Professor of Central Asian Studies, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies 

 

Brig. Dr. Muhammad Khan                            

Head of Department, International Relations, Faculty of Contemporary Studies, National Defense University, Pakistan     

 

Mustafa Kibaroglu                                         

Chair, International Relations Department, Okan University                    

 

Dr. Matteo Legrenzi                           

Associate Professor, School of International Relations, Ca'Foscari University of Venice

 

Mr. Heydar Mirza

Leading Research Fellow, Foreign Policy Analysis Department, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of Azerbaijan

                                                          

Ms. Ruhee Neog                                

Senior Researcher, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)                                   

 

Dr. Ozden Zeynep Oktav                               

Professor, School of International Relations, Yildiz Technical University,  Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM)                     

                                  

Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov                                                                        

President, Russian Center for Policy Studies (PIR Center)                                                                                                              

Ms. Eman Ahmed Ragab                                                                              

Senior Researcher, Security & Strategic Studies Unit, Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies   

 

Dr. Tariq Rauf                        

Director, Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Programme, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)                                           

 

Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Sahin                            

Assoc. Prof., International Relations, Gazi University, Center for Strategic Research (SAM)                                                                                          

           

Dr. Mohamed Shaker                         

Chairman of the Board, Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA)                

 

Prof. Youssef Shatilla                         

Dean of Academic Programs, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology          

                                  

Dr. Wu Bingbing                                            

Associate professor, Center for International and Strategic Studies, Peking University

 

Mr. Albert Zulkharneev                                  

Executive Director, Russian Center for Policy Studies (PIR Center)                                                        

           

 

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