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13.07.2020

“In June, the US National Security Council was due to consider a draft decision on the revision of some elements of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). In particular, Washington wants to remove heavy attack and reconnaissance drones from the MTCR control list, which will allow American companies to supply them to “unstable” countries as well. The military-industrial complex is lobbying removal of some restrictions from the USA the most actively, and although no final decision on this issue has been reported, the consequences of such a step can be significant: the entire regime of international export control may be jeopardized” - this is the leitmotiv of the 524th issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

10.07.2020

The article analyzes NATO nuclear sharing arrangements and examines the history of the concept of nuclear sharing, based on archival documents, and its practical implementation at the present stage. The authors pay special attention to the positions of the countries in whose territory American tactical nuclear weapons are stored, as well as to the speeches of countries against nuclear sharing at the PrepComs of the Review Conference. In conclusion, recommendations for Russia in working on this issue are voiced.

09.07.2020

“Training in the morning frees rest of the day - this is our general rule,” – Irina Mironova, senior specialist at Gazprom, senior lecturer of international programs at European University at St. Petersburg, and Dmitry Kovchegin, independent consultant.

Summer School 2010 Speakers

  • AKHTAMZYAN Ildar A., Associate Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, PIR Center Advisory Board Member

  • BUZHINSKY Evgeny P., General-Lieutenant, PIR Center Consultant

  • DANILOV Dmitry A., Head of the Security Section, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • DURAY Michele, Head, Outreach Countries Section, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO HQ

  • EVSTAFIEV Gennady M., Lieutenant-general (ret), Senior Vice-President, PIR Center, author of Nuclear Nonproliferation Encyclopedia

  • FEDOROV Alexander V., Expert of the Foreign Intelligence Service, PIR Center Advisory Board Member

  • GRIGORIEV Leonid M., President, Institute for Energy and Finance

  • GUDOVSKY Waclaw, Deputy Executive Director, International Science and Technology Center (Moscow)

  • KALININA Natalia I. Senior Research Officer, Center for International Security Studies at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Science, PIR Center Executive Board member

  • KORTUNOV Sergey V., Head of the Department of World Politics, State University – Higher School ofEconomics

  • KOZYULIN Vadim B., Director of Conventional Arms Project, PIR Center

  • MARGELOV Mikhail V., Head of the Committee for Foreign Affairs, Council of the Federation

  • NAUMKIN Vitaly V., Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • NIKONOV Vyacheslav A., Executive Director, Russkiy Mir Foundation

  • OGANESYAN Armen G., Advisor of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chief Editor,International Affairs Journal

  • ORLOV Vladimir A., President, PIR Center, Editor-in-Chief of the Security Index Journal, President of Centre Russe D'etudes Politiques (Geneve)

  • PALAZHCHENKO Pavel R., Chief of the International Relations and Media Contacts Service, International Non-Governmental Foundation for Socio-Economic and Political Studies (Gorbachev Foundation)

  • POLIKANOV Dmitry V., Vice President, PIR Center, Editor of the international edition of the Security Indexjournal, Trialogue Club International Chairman

  • PSHAKIN Gennady M., Director, Analytical Center for Non-proliferation, Institute for Physics and Power Engineering

  • ROGACHYOV Ilya I., Director, Department on New Threats and Challenges, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of theRussian Federation

  • SATANOVSKY Evgeny Y., President, Institute for Middle East Studies, PIR Center Advisory Board Member

  • SHLYKOV Vitaly V., Chair of the Public Council Commission on Security Policy and Public Expertise of Federal Law and Other Legal Acts Drafts, Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Advisory Board member of the PIR Center

  • STEPANOVA Ekaterina A., the Leader of Research group on unconventional security threats at the Institute ofWorld Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Security Index Editorial Board Member, PIR Center Executive Board Member

  • SULSER Urs, Defence Attace, Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports DDPS (Swiss Armed Forces, Embassy of Switzerland)

  • TIMERBAEV Roland M., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chairman of the PIR Center Executive Board

  • TOLORAYA Georgy D., Director of Research Programs, Center for Modern Korea Studies IMEMO, Russian Academy of Sciences, Regional Director on Asia and Africa, Chief of the Department of Regional Projects Management, Russkiy Mir Foundation

  • TYURYUKANOVA Elena V., Leading Research Fellow, Institute of Social and Economic Studies of Population,Russian Academy of Sciences

  • UBEEV Alexey V., Chief Deputy, Foreign Affairs Department, Rosatom State Corporation

  • VITKOVSKAYA Galina S., Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Economic Forecasting, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • VORONKOV Vladimir I., Director of Department for Pan-European Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

  • VYAZEMSKY Yuri P., Chair of the Department of World Literature and Culture, MGIMO

  • YAKUSHEV Mikhail V., Chairman, Coordination Center for TLD RU, PIR Center Advisory Board Member,Security Index Editorial Board Member

  • ZAKHAROV Sergey V., Deputy Head, Institute of Demography, State University - Higher School of Economics

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