The Role of the Women in the Areas of Nuclear Nonproliferation, Disarmament and Global Security: the Case Study of Russia image

Are our sex and gender so important for professional development in the fields of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament and can they become an obstacle in the XXI century? The goal of this research paper is to study the role of the Russian women in the fields of nuclear nonproliferation, disarmam...

Way Out of the Arms Control Pandemic image

This research paper attempts to place nuclear disarmament and arms control in the context of the sustainable development agenda. In particular, the paper examines the possibility of applying the experience and specific mechanisms of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol to create new incentives for nuclear arms c...


PIR Center conducted an interview with Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka, Senior Advisor on International Relations to the Leader of the Opposition and Daily FT Columnist (Colombo, Sri Lanka). Since March 2022, Dayan Jayatilleka has been a member of the PIR Center Advisory Board.

In an interview with him, we ...

In an Vladimir Orlov's interview, director of PIR Center, with Jorge Ferrer, a journalist of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, the issues of the risks of using nuclear weapons against the background of the Ukrainian conflict are touched upon. We also talked about how the Chekhov rifle differs from nu...

PIR Center conducted an interview with Professor Mustafa Kibaroglu, Ph.D in International Relations, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences at the MEF University in Istanbul, a PIR Center Advisory Board member. We discussed the possibility of exporting U.S. nuclear tec...

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Abdykaimova, Nazira image
City : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Affiliation : Diplomatic Academy of the Kyrgyzstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, magister
Annayev, Atageldi K. image
City : Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Affiliation : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, First Secretary
Bagiev, Artem V. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Position : international journalist
Dauletov, Serik A. image
City : Astana, Kazakhstan
Affiliation : Institute of Statehood, Security and Development, Nazrbayev Center, research fellow
Demidov, Vadim V. image
City : Minsk, Belarus
Affiliation : Belarusian State University, International Relations Department, student
Dyussembayeva, Assel S. image
City : Astana, Kazakhstan
Affiliation : Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, chief expert
Gasimov, Kamal T. image
City : Baku, Azerbaijan
Affiliation : Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, expert
Jamshitova, Ayperi J. image
City : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Affiliation : Kyrgyzstan Government International Cooperation Department, expert
Khachatryan, Armen K. image
City : Erevan, Armenia
Affiliation : International Military Cooperation Department, Defense Policy Authority, Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, officer
Kosarev, Vyacheslav V. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation, intern
Kukol, Semen Y. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Center for Near Abroad Research, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, research fellow
Lilly, Bilyana V. image
City : Sofia, Bulgaria
Affiliation : Oxford Analytica, expert
Makhukova, Alena V. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : PIR Center
Position : Research fellow
Preclik, Jiri image
City : Prague, the Czech Republic
Affiliation : Common Foreign and Security Policy Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, civil servant
Roskoshnaya, Maria S. image
City : Moscow
Affiliation : Rusatom Service JSC
Position : Head of Global Trade Compliance and E-learning Department
Biography :

The 3rd class adviser of state civil service. The graduate of the Moscow State University of Economy, Statistics and Computing, Institute of Management (2012). In 2014 graduated from the Financial University of the Government of Russian Federation and Vnesheconombank joint master degree program "Joint State-Private projects control". Successfully passed professional retraining in the Russian Academy of National Economy and Career Service under President of Russian Federation, and internship in the Institute of International Affairs and Development in Geneva. Participated in education program of the University of Georgia “Strategic trade management” (2011). Participated in the International Summer School at PIR Centre (2013). Interned at Vneshekonombank State Corporation (2014). In 2012-2015 worked as nuclear equipment adviser of the Department of export control of the Federal service on technical and export control of Russia. As a part of the delegation of Russian Federation participated in the Department of State program on “Export control and border security” and in the events conducted by the Russian-Chinese working group on export control and dual-use goods trade within Russian-Chinese commission on preparation of regular meetings of the chapters of governments. Awarded with second degree medal of the Federal service on technical and export control of Russia “For strengthening of state information protection system”. Successfully passed the qualification exam of FSTEC of Russia and was awarded a certificate of the export control specialist (records 36, 202, 1661 expertise).

Shadurskiy, Andrey V. image
City : Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Affiliation : International Relations Department, Saint-Petersburg State University, Senior lecturer of Chair of European studies
Shapiro, Natalia I. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : World Policy Department, Moscow State University, senior lecturer of Chair of foreign languages
Sharipov, Djamshed M. image
City : Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Affiliation : CIS States Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, attache at the CIS department
Skorokhodova, Olga N. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Biography :

Olga is a Ph.D student in the history and theory of international relations at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of History. During the 2012-2013 academic year, she spent as a Fox International Fellowstudied at Yale University, at the MacMillan Center for International and Regional Studies. Olga participated in the PIR-Center International Summer School on Global Security in 2013. Her research interests embrace the energy politics and security policy in the Greater Middle East and Southeast Asia. Olga speaks Russian, English, French and Spanish. She has been an intern at PIR Center since October till December, 2013.

Sveshnikova, Yulia V. image
City : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Affiliation : PIR Center
Position : Consultant
Biography :

Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Malaysia. PhD in History. Graduated from the Law Faculty at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (HSE) (2010), accomplished PhD program at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs at HSE (2013), MA in Muslim World Issues at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC) at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) (2016). Studied language at the Imam Khomeini International University (2011). Education Program Coordinator at PIR Center (2010). Research Fellow at HSE (since 2010). Proficient in Russian, English, and Persian. Area of expertise: Iran domestic politics, Iran nuclear program, Islamic culture and sociocultural development of Muslim countries, Malaysian politics, political processes in Southeast Asia. 10/20

Utebaev, Meder S. image
City : Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Affiliation : Foreign Policy Department, the Kyrgyz Republic President Administration, Foreign policy department inspector
Viktor I. Zimin image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Russian Federation Embassy to the Republic of Azerbaijan, executive assistant
Volodkina, Daria Y. image
City : Moscow, Russia
Affiliation : Federal Unitary Enterprise “Institute of Strategic Stability” of Rosatom Nuclear Energy State Corporation, research fellow
Yatsiv, Volodymyr O. image
City : Kiev, Ukraine
Affiliation : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Directorate General for the Secretariat of the Minister, Third secretary of Minister's Secretariat Department