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The Future of U.S.-Russian Arms Control: Principles of Engagement and New Approaches image

As one of its first security policy decisions, the Biden administration agreed to extend the New START Treaty for five years with no conditions.  The New START Treaty represents one of the last remain

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The successful launch of the first solid-fuel BM of the U.S. Army – TM Sergeant (range 140 km; nuclear charge yield 60 and 120 kilotons).
28.09.1961

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22.09.2021

With the arrival of Joe Biden at the White House, there have been real prerequisites for the restoration of the Iran nuclear deal. Will it be a return to the previous agreement, or it will be necessary to add new articles, because of which the United States under Donald Trump withdrew from the deal earlier in 2018, considering it insufficiently tough and not covering all vital issues. But do the additional articles for the JCPOA meet Russia's interests, and does it need the Iran deal at all?

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  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
    - European security
  • Position : Consultant, "Global & Regional Security: New ideas for Russia" Program
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - Central Asia
    - Illegal arms traffic
    - Military-technical cooperation between Russia and other countries
    - Cyber security
    - Arms control
  • Position : Consultant
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Arms control
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Dual Degree MA Program in Nonproliferation Studies celebrates its 5th anniversary!

Opening meetings were held in Moscow in order to welcome 6th cohort students and professors of the Dual Degree M.A. Program Global Security, Nuclear Policy and WMD Nonproliferation, developed jointly by MGIMO, Middlebury Institute of International St...

20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks

20 years ago, the whole world was shocked by horrifying footage from the United States: suicide bombers from Al-Qaeda (banned in Russia) sent two hijacked airliners to the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, the third plane-to the Pent...

In search of balance

"I have always been interested in doing research work. I was brought up in the spirit that the main value is knowledge, and the main tool for acquiring knowledge is books", - Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

Strategic Offensive Arms Control in Russia-U.S. Relations: Lessons Learned

The recent years witnessed a near complete collapse of the bilateral arms control architecture between the Russian Federation and the United States of America. During the Geneva summit in June 2021, Presidents Putin and Biden agreed to relaunch the b...

At the open webinar of the PIR Center, the prospects of Russian-American consultations on information security were discussed

On August 31, as part of the Midweek Brainstorming Sessions, the PIR Center held a webinar on the topic "Patch for diplomatic relations: prospects for Russian-American consultations on information security". The speaker of the webinar – Oleg Shakirov...
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27.09.2021

On September 27, 1927, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Roland Mikhailovich Timerbaev was born. A man who, until the last days of his life, inspired us, with whom we, the Feasts, regularly "checked the clock". Roland Timerbaev was one of the world's leading experts in the field of nuclear nonproliferation, a diplomat who made a huge contribution to the preparation of the 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a key document of the global security system.

24.09.2021

Opening meetings were held in Moscow in order to welcome 6th cohort students and professors of the Dual Degree M.A. Program Global Security, Nuclear Policy and WMD Nonproliferation, developed jointly by MGIMO, Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS, USA) at Monterey and PIR Center.

21.09.2021

The PIR Center team is waiting for new young specialists who are passionate about the problems of nuclear non-proliferation and global security to fill the following vacancies: Nonproliferation & Russia Program Coordinator, Junior Researcher of the Program Nuclear Nonproliferation & Russia Program, Assistant to the coordinator of the Education & Training Program and Assistant Director of the Program "Global & Regional Security: New Ideas for Russia". 



 
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