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The U.S. conducts its last nuclear test.
23.09.1992
Great Britain conducts its last atmospheric nuclear weapons test.
23.09.1958
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17.09.2020

“Joe Biden has already begun forming a “shadow National Security Council”, which includes several dozen working groups. According to media reports, the leading roles in this structure are played by Biden's most trusted advisers: former Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is tipped for the position of Secretary of State or National Security Advisor; Jake Sullivan, ex- Director of Policy Planning in the State Department; Avril Haynes, ex-Deputy Director of the CIA; Michele Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Staffing base of the "shadow NSС" is the analytical centers of the democratic administration, the most prominent among which are the Center for New American Security and the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, founded by Biden himself" – this is the leitmotiv of the 525th issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

16.09.2020

“It is important that PIR Center, along with other socially significant public organizations, will be able to take advantage of the support measures provided by the state. The inclusion in the register indicates that the organization is among the active community of NGOs and has a good reputation, which was confirmed during the implementation of specific projects. I’m sure that during this difficult time, support measures from the state will allow the PIR Center to more easily overcome the consequences of the pandemic faced by the Russian “third sector”, – Dmitry Polikanov, Advisor to the Head of the All-Russia People's Front Executive Committee, PIR Center Executive Board member.

10.09.2020

“International security is a game where in the end everything depends on people,” – Dmitry Polikanov, Advisor to the Head of the Executive Committee of All-Russia People's Front, Member of the PIR Center Executive Board.

Summer School 2010 Agenda

June 20, Sunday

Meeting at PIR Center, departure to Pokrovskoe. Registration. Distribution of Information Package Materials. Reception

June 21, Monday

  • The Creation of New Russian Identity and Cooperation with Neighbor Countries
  • Russia's Policy Priorities and International Security
  • Contemporary Processes in Energy Sphere and International Political Relations
  • Round table: Economical modernization and  Foreign Policy Priorities of the Post-Soviet Countries
  • Round table “Russian foreign policy prioprities: values, culture, economy and policy”

June 22, Tuesday

  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime
  • Seminar on Readings
  • "Or is it New to Us to be at Odds with Europe?..” (Russian Relations with the European Countries and Regional Security)
  • Round table: “Security in Euro-Atlantic and Eurasia region – searching the consensus” 
  • Nuclear Tipping Point Film

June 23, Wednesday

  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to WMD Nonproliferation Regime
  • The Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • The International Cooperation in the Area of Nuclear Power Engineering
  • The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards
  • Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation
  • Seminar-Debate “Will the world without nuclear weapons be a safer place?”

June 24, Thursday

  • The Resources of Russian-language Internet and new Russian Publications on International Relations
  • Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
  • Seminar: New Challenges to Nonproliferation Regime 
  • The Resources of Russian-Language Internet and new Russian Publications on International Relations
  • Problems of Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation
  • Ballistic Missile defense, Missile Proliferation Threats and Strategic Balance

June 25, Friday (Moscow)

  • Conference “New START Signed, What's Next?”

June 26, Saturday

  • Security Problems in the Middle East Region
  • “Solving the Iranian “Nuclear” Problem
  • The North Korean Nuclear Program and Nonproliferation Problems in the Far East
  • Testing Upon Completion of the 1st Week

June 27, Sunday

  •  Excursion (State historical-literary reserve of Pushkin A.S.)

June 28, Monday

  • Armed Violence Trends and Forms (terrorism, conflicts)
  • Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime
  • New Strategic Concept of  NATO and Alliance Relationship to the Partners
  • Round table: Future of the Relationship Russia-NATO: Challenges and Possibilities

June 29, Tuesday 

  • New Challenges and Threats in the Foreign Russian Policy
  • Round table: Development of Science and International Security in 21st Century
  • International Scientific and Technical Cooperation and Challenges to Security of the 21st Century
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development of Post-Soviet Countries

June 30, Wednesday

  • National and International Mechanisms of Prevention of Illegal Conventional Arms Traffic
  • Round table: Post-Soviet States' Armed Forces – Transformation Results and Consequences for Eurasian Security
  • Human Trafficking Problems
  • Swiss Policy in the Sphere of Defense and Security: View from Neutral Europe
  • Meeting with Yuri P. Vyazemsky, Chair of the Department of World Literature and Culture, MGIMO 

July 1, Thursday

  • Internet, Information Technology and Global Security
  • Round table: Information Security
  • Seminar: Internet Management and International Security
  • Round table: The Former Soviet Union Demographic Processes and the Migration - Opportunities and Challenges
  • Diaspora in the Post-Soviet Space as a Factor in Security Policy

July 2, Friday

  • Training: New International Security Terms in Russian language (political translation questions)
  • Seminar-Debate: Do We Need European Security Treaty?
  • Testing Upon Completion of the 2nd Week
  • The Russian Foreign Policy Priorities: the Country Modernization and New World Order
  • Certificates Awarding / Photo
  • Reception on the Occasion of the Program Completion

July 3, Saturday

  • Participants' departure
  • Sight-seeing tour, Moscow: visit to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Central Museum of Great Patriotic War of 1941 - 1945
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