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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.

26.05.2020

«The circumstances in which the whole world has found itself today have changed, but the importance of nuclear nonproliferation issues and U.S.-Russia dialogue on the NPT review process continues to bring together both young and major experts. I am very glad that modern technologies help us in this. Could anyone predict a year ago, at the last meeting of the working group, that the Review Conference would be rescheduled? Hardly. But this gives us time, and by “us” I mean Russia, the USA and the whole nonproliferation community, time to think creatively about how we can better prepare for it. And our Track 2.5 meetings are devoted to exactly such ideas, fresh and bright, from the next generation of experts», – Director of PIR Center, Head of the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Federation, Professor at MGIMO University, Co-Chair of the working group Dr. Vladimir Orlov

Presentations

 

Lecture topic

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

Lecture topic

Lecturer

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

Lecture topic

Lecturer

Date and time

Iranian Nuclear Problem

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September, 16 (Wednesday)

19:15-20:45

Lecture topic

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

 Lecture topic Lecturer 

 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

 

Lecture topic Lecturer 

 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

Lecture topic  Lecturer  Date and time

Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones

Ildar A. Akhtamzyan

Associate Professor, MGIMO

October, 7 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

 Lecture topic Lecturer   Date and time

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

 

 Lecture topic Lecturer     Date and time
Nonproliferation and Security in South Asia

Vyacheslav Trubnikov, Member of the Executive Board, PIR Center

October, 14 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

Lecture topic  Lecturer    Date and time
Nuclear Energy Development and Nuclear Security

Alexey Ubeev,

Member of the Advisory Board, PIR Center 

October, 14 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45 
 Lecture topic  Lecturer Date and time

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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