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  • Affiliation : Permanent Mission of Russia to the International Organizations in Vienna
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PIR Center's Congratulations on the Diplomats’ Day


MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 10, 2015. PIR PRESS – PIR Center’s team congratulates employees and veterans of the Russian Foreign Ministry on professional holiday, thanks them for cooperation, wishes sound health, success and all the best.

On February 10, the Diplomats’ Day of the Russian Federation is celebrated.

PIR Center is proud of its long cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation in the field of expert and public diplomacy. In our activities in the field of nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction and global security, we have always found support from the Foreign Ministry and its willingness to engage in dialogue.

We highly appreciate the contribution of the Russian diplomats in strengthening the nonproliferation regime. In 2014, the award of PIR Center – PIR Globe in nomination “For Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime” – was presented to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Sergei Ryabkov.

Succession of the best traditions and deep understanding of the subject of its work features national diplomatic school. In 2014, the award in nomination "The New Talents in Nonproliferation” was given to the Second Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Russia to the International Organizations in Vienna, graduate of the PIR Center Summer School 2007 Roman Ustinov.

In 2004, nomination "For Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime" marked one of the authors of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, a distinguished diplomat who was part of PIR Center from its beginning, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Roland Timerbaev.

Life of PIR Center is associated with the work of three generations of Russian diplomats. We congratulate our colleagues and friends on the holiday and wish them sound health, good mood and success in their work.

For additional information about the activities of the PIR Center please contact the Information Program Director, Andrey Baklitskiy by email at baklitsky at, tel. +7 (495) 987 19 15, fax +7 (495) 987 19 14.