Chronology

IAEA Board of Governors adopted a resolution on Iran with a strong call to ensure compliance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions and IAEA recommendations, including the suspension of construction of the facility near Qom
27.11.2009
The signing of the Agreement Establishing an International Science and Technology Center (by Russia, the U.S., Japan and Euroatom, and the European Economic Community).
27.11.1992
The U.S. adopts the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act (Nunn-Lugar Act), which provides for funding to facilitate elimination of Soviet nuclear and chemical weapons.
27.11.1991
The State Defense Committee of the USSR directed the People’ Commissariat for Non-Ferrous Metallurgy to start mining uranium ore in Tajikistan.
27.11.1942
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27.11.2020

MOSCOWNOVEMBER 27, 2020. PIR PRESS. The Security Index Occasional Paper Series came...

25.11.2020

“In this transitional period, further strengthening of the dialogue with external partners, in particular BRICS-Plus, is of paramount importance. The absence of the states of the Middle East and Southeast Asia in the “club” at present limits the potential for the formation of a BRICS partner network. Whereas the “club” has a generally strong membership, so far, none of the states of the Islamic world participates in BRICS. This creates a certain imbalance, even though the Muslim population makes up a significant share in two of the five BRICS countries (India and Russia)”, ‒ PIR Center's report on the prospects of BRICS enlargement from the point of view of international security and Russia's interests.

24.11.2020

On the November 16 the U.S. conducted a successful test of the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missile. The target of interceptor missile imitated an ICBM. The editorial board decided to talk to an expert about the way such test may influence strategic stability.  During the interview Oleg Krivolapov, research fellow of the Institute of USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told Nikita Degtyarev, Coordinatorof the PIR CenterInformation & Publications Program, about the influence of the SM-3 Block IIA test on strategic stability, threat to Russian strategic systems and the future of the U.S. antimissile system.

Roland Timerbaev: memory gallery

Roland Timerbaev, indisputable authority, teacher, and mentor, passed away a year ago. He was and remains number one for people involved in nuclear nonproliferation.

Although today he is no longer with us, each of us remains with his rich heritage - his works and thoughts. And memory: about bright and warm meetings, long and thoroughgoing discussions; about hard work and amazing moments of communication with this bright Man

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