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Entry into force of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
07.07.2007

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06.07.2020

The present occasional paper seeks to provide a comprehensive analysis of the key provisions of the Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence and put them into perspective, while also drawing on the 2014 Military Doctrine. The “Basic Principles” is considered as a development of major importance since it is the first time in Russian history that such a detailed nuclear policy planning document is released publicly, and the room for misinterpretation of Russian nuclear policy is narrowed.

29.06.2020

PIR Center continues to publish policy papers, which were prepared for a joint seminar on reducing nuclear risks during great power competition, which was co-organized together with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). As it appears that such competition is already underway, we decided to release two policy memos originally prepared for the seminar under one cover “Strategic (In)Stability: Perspectives from the U.S.”. As discussed by the authors, there is some overlooked potential for constructive engagement between Russian and the United States with regards to arms control and emerging technologies.

22.06.2020

«Active involvement of the organizing partners, academic advisors, and instructors of the Dual Degree Master`s Program allows us to maintain a high level, dynamics, and quality of the educational process. Students of the program continue to show impressive results, and the recent master's thesis defense is a good confirmation of that», – Educational Program Director of PIR Center Yulia Sych.

The Nuclear Suppliers Group: Why and How It Was Created,1974-1978. (2000)

_27.gifThis book is part of the PIR research project «Sensitive Exports and Export Control in Russia» implemented by the Center since 1997. The book contains a variety of new facts concerning the history of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, as well as gives a thorough analysis of certain unique documents. Amb. Timerbaev, Russia's top expert in the area of nuclear nonproliferation, focused in this work on the history of the NSG establishment, its key documents (above all, the Guidelines for Nuclear Transfers), and the problem of full-scope safeguards application. Particular emphasis has been placed on assessing Soviet legislation after the adoption of the Guidelines.

Author of the book - PIR Executive Council Chair and Senior Advisor Dr. Roland Timerbaev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (ret.). In 1974-1978, as a top-ranking member of the Soviet delegation, Roland Timerbaev participated in the negotiations to set up the NSG.

 

The complete version of "The Nuclear Suppliers Group: Why and How It Was Created (1974-1978)".

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