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The Russia-US SOP Treaty comes into force.
01.06.2003
President G. Bush and Secretary General M. Gorbachev sign protocols to the treaty between the U.S. and the USSR on the Limitation of Underground Nuclear Weapon Tests and the treaty between the U.S. and USSR on Peaceful Underground Nuclear Explosions
01.06.1990
The Treaty Between the U.S. and the USSR on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles comes into force.
01.06.1988

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The Security Index Occasional Paper Series Publishes Policy Memo " If the New START Treaty Expires With No Extension:Scenarios For Russia" image
01.06.2020

The memo presents possible scenarios should the New START Treaty expire without extension. Special attention is being paid to confidence building measures to implement without a treaty-like legal basis. The memo also considers the build-up potential of strategic nuclear forces of Russia and the US.

 

26.05.2020

«The circumstances in which the whole world has found itself today have changed, but the importance of nuclear nonproliferation issues and U.S.-Russia dialogue on the NPT review process continues to bring together both young and major experts. I am very glad that modern technologies help us in this. Could anyone predict a year ago, at the last meeting of the working group, that the Review Conference would be rescheduled? Hardly. But this gives us time, and by “us” I mean Russia, the USA and the whole nonproliferation community, time to think creatively about how we can better prepare for it. And our Track 2.5 meetings are devoted to exactly such ideas, fresh and bright, from the next generation of experts», – Director of PIR Center, Head of the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Federation, Professor at MGIMO University, Co-Chair of the working group Dr. Vladimir Orlov

25.05.2020

“I am a grounbreaker by nature. I need to create something new that will emotionally and intellectually resonates with millions of people”,  - said Lyubov Soldatkina, Head of the Department of expert analysis and control of the implementation of priorities and national projects of the All-Russia People's Front.

No. 5 (1997): Parliamentary and Political Control Over Defense Budget. Openness and Security Dilemmas (In Russian).

5.jpgWith this publication, the authors tried to draw attention to the fact that the principles of the developing Russian civil society’s positive influence on such critical issue in survival and reform of armed forces as public financing had been seriously distorted because of internal political trends and general weakness of democratic institutions in this country. The publication uses a comparative approach to the analysis of parliamentary and political control over the defense budget. The authors provide recommendations for increasing the effectiveness and creating proper mechanisms of such control.

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