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The international relations system has been in the process of transformation since the early 1990-s. Today one may unequivocally say that the unipolar project, which has been constructed by the USA with the help of its allies, did not materialize.  There began the construction of a more just multipo...

The editors decided to shift the focus a little from the problems of nuclear nonproliferation and arms control and talk about people. Nikita Degtyarev, PIR Center Information & Publications Program Coordinator, interviewed Sarah Bidgood, Director of the Eurasia Nonproliferation Program at the James ...

On June 2nd President Putin signed an executive order, which approved the Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence. Even without considering the contents of the “Basic Principles”, it would not be an exaggeration to say that it is a development of major import...


Terrorism has been a threat to Russia since the 19th century. Taking on different forms – from the revolutionary Narodnaya Volya to national separatism with an infusion of Wahhabism in Chechnya to jihadist semi-criminal groups of North Caucasus – it has arguably influenced the pace and ...

How to prevent placement of weapons in Outer Space: challenges and solutions (Russian priorities) image

Recently, the threats of weaponization of outer space have been increasingly backed by both the doctrinal documents of several countries, first of all the United States, and the material content, which in turn is being formed through organizational measures, as well as improving military technical c...

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Pshakin, Gennadiy M. image
City : Obninsk
Affiliation : A.I. Leipunski Institute of Physics and Power Engineering
Position : Senior researcher
Biography :

PhD in nuclear technology (1980). Graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University (1965). In 1965-1985 was a nuclear engineer in the area of Fast Breeder Reactors’ nuclear safety, Institute of Physics and Power Engineering. Participated in BOR-60, BN-350 and BN-600 reactors starting as a physicist. In 1985-1993 was an IAEA safeguards inspector. In 1994-2003 – was invited as a country expert to participate in UNSCOM / UNMOVIC (IAEA Action Team-687) inspections in Iraq. Fellow member of Institute of Nuclear Materials Management since 2008. President of the Obninsk Regional Chapter of INMM. Senior researcher at IPPE. Director of Noncommercial Organization “Analytical Center on Nonproliferation”. The member of Russian Nuclear Society.