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13.12.2019

"Strategic stability in its classical sense - the state of relations between Russia and the United States, in which the parties have no incentive to launch the first nuclear strike - was developed between the two countries during the Cold War.  The development of new types of weapons (including high-precision non-nuclear, hypersonic and space-based missile defense systems) has a direct impact on strategic stability. A major change in the balance of power between Russia and the United States could undermine stability, making the likelihood of a nuclear conflict more real," - Consultant to PIR Center and Researcher of the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry Andrey Baklitskiy. 

12.12.2019

"US-Russia relations have not been at such a dangerously low level since the end of the cold war," - Cynthia Lazaroff, documentary filmmaker/producer, founder of US-Russian exchange initiatives, environmental activist and Bruce Allyn, Senior Fellow, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

10.12.2019

“Although I try to remain optimistic about the possibility of Russian-American dialogue in preparation for and during the NPT 2020 Review Conference ... I am becoming more and more skeptical, even worried and disappointed with how events are developing. In such difficult times, it is especially important to generate constructive and positive ideas, and I look forward to welcome them from the young generation of experts”, – PIR Center Director Vladimir Orlov.

International Summer School on Global Security 2007

ss2007-FirstPage-01.jpgThe 2007 edition of the Summer School was held between July 1st  and 14th  in the hotel complex Pokrovskoye. The event organized by the PIR Center was attended by young professionals from Russia and other CIS countries.

ss2007-FirstPage-2.jpgA wide range of participants included 25 young professionals from government agencies (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence etc.) regional universities, research institutions of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine took part in the summer school 2007. The overall number of received applications in 2007 exceeded 200 accounting for 13 countries.

ss2007-FirstPage-3.jpgMinistry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Canada, Ministry of Defense of Switzerland, U.S. Department of Energy, Carnegie Endowment, International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) and Centre for Nonproliferation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies were the co-organizers of the 2007 PIR Center Summer School.

For all questions concerning the International Summer School please contact PIR Center Education and Training Program Director Albert Zulkharneev by phone at +7 (495) 987 19 15 or e-mail zulkharneev@pircenter.org

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