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US intelligence issued a report on Iran's nuclear program according to which Iran stopped the development of its military nuclear program in 2003
03.12.2007
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01.12.2020

“It is difficult for me to say how many pillars PIR Center is based on, but one of them is definitely the interns. Their hard work, intelligence, and creativity make a substantial contribution to our work», ‒ Sergey Semenov, Nuclear Nonproliferation & Russia Program Coordinator.

27.11.2020

International security is not a center of the world, but a reflection of profound processes that nowadays are characterized by a growing randomness and shrinking planning horizon. Confidence, privacy and confidentiality of diplomacy are deteriorating. Ensuring security requires not only technical, but also political decisions. Under such circumstances the aim of the Russian foreign policy is to find a balance between development and security amidst an incoming new wave of globalization. To secure its status of a great power, Russia needs to preserve its relevance among other players and play a role of additional element to the situation of unsteady equilibrium.

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.

No. 2 (1996): Limited Armed Conflicts and Russia’s Security (In Russian).

2.jpgThe author discusses the classification of limited armed conflicts, analyzes the nature of threats posed by such conflicts, the role of internal policy, the principles of decision-making, the role of armed forces as conflict participants. The author provides recommendations for optimizing the Russian defense system taking into account the threat of limited armed conflicts, and proposes to extend the national military doctrine with respect to Russia’s participation in limited armed conflicts and optimization of the Russian armed forces’ structure.

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