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"We are neighbours. Russia is part of Greater Europe. The European Union is a major player in the European space, but it is not the whole of Europe, n...

Shaping the next generation of experts is the main goal of the education and training system on nonproliferation, created and supported by PIR Center...

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Sharon Squassoni

The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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Interview with Emily Enright, a Policy Fellow and Emerging Voices Network Coordinator of the British American Security Information Council (BASIC), about the prospects, challenges, and place of the P5 process in the run-up of the RevCon 2022 from the British side.

What problems do you think the nucl...

In the interview with a senior fellow Tong Zhao in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about problems and prospects of the P5 process, its influence on the RevCon 2022, AUKUS, and the U.S.-China competition from the Chinese side.

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Russia’s nonproliferation policy and global strategic stability

The virtual summit between Presidents Putin and Biden of December 7, 2021, did not address strategic stability and nonproliferation issues in detail as both presidents concentrated on Ukraine-related topics. Yet, strategic stability dialogue and prevention of proliferation of nuclear weapons remain ...

On December 2-3, the representatives of the Five Nuclear Weapons State, or P5, met in Paris to discuss the preparations for the upcoming 10th NPT Review Conference (4-28 January 2022) and related matters. In the Final Joint communique the P5 recalled the instrumental role of the NPT. In the intervie...

Договор Шрёдингера: иранская ядерная суперпозиция — Россия ...Интервью с консультантом ПИР-Центра Андреем Баклицким в преддверии конференции процесса "ядерной пятерки" о проблемах, перспективах и влиянии на ОК ДНЯО 2022 г. 
 

Как Вы считаете, с какими проблемами сталкивается процесс «ядерной пятерки»?  

Я бы начал с того, что у неядерных государств, да и у эксп...

Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in the Middle East

This research paper explores the Middle Eastern energy demand, carefully analyzing the factors that have led the regional countries to a decision to develop the nuclear industry. The paper sheds light on the advantages and disadvantages of various nuclear suppliers, including the Russian Federation....

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