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

Presentations

 

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Lecturer

Date and time

International Nonproliferation Regimes and Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September 9 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

WMD Nonproliferation Regimes: Current Threats and Challenges

September 9 (Wednesday)

19.15 – 20.45

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Date and time

Preparing for Key Challenges to WMD Proliferation Regime in 2010s

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September, 16 (Wednesday)

17:35-19:05

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Lecturer

Date and time

Iranian Nuclear Problem

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September, 16 (Wednesday)

19:15-20:45

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Lecturer

 Date and time

Modern Arms Control Challenges

Nuclear Reductions and Missile Defence

Evgeny P. Buzhinskiy

Chairman of the Executive Board, PIR Center

 September, 23 (Wednesday)

17:35-19:05

19:15-20:45

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 Date and time

Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation

Ildar A. Akhtamzyan

Associate Professor, MGIMO

September, 30 (Wednesday)

17:35-19:05

 

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 Date and time

Introduction to cyber dimensions of nonproliferation, disarmament and nuclear security

Elena Chernenko, Head of the Foreign Desk of the Kommersant Daily. Member of the PIR Center’s Executive Board 

September, 30 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45

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Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones

Ildar A. Akhtamzyan

Associate Professor, MGIMO

October, 7 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

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Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other international organizations in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards

Alexey Ubeev,

Member of the Advisory Board, PIR Center

October, 7 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45

 

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Nonproliferation and Security in South Asia

Vyacheslav Trubnikov, Member of the Executive Board, PIR Center

October, 14 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

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Nuclear Energy Development and Nuclear Security

Alexey Ubeev,

Member of the Advisory Board, PIR Center 

October, 14 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45 
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Test

Debate «Will the World Be More Secure without Nuclear Weapons?»

Course summing up
Albert F. Zulkharneev
Director, PIR Center

October, 21 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 20:45 

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