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Russian Pugwash Committee blog on the Russian International Affairs Council official site. The main idea of blogg in includes posting different important Pugwash news and expert commentaries from Pugwashites on the Russian International Affairs Council platform. We hope for your interest and open to suggestions.

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April 10, 2019

John Brenner, a member of British Pugwash, has prepared the below review of last year’s Sir Joseph Rotblat Memorial Lecture:  On 21st November, British Pugwash was co-organisator with the Polish Embassy, the Sir Joseph Rotblat Memorial Lecture. The guest…

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April 3, 2019

On 3 and 4 March 2019 a small team from Pugwash held a number of consultations and meetings in Ramallah and Jerusalem on the situation in Palestine. The impetus was to better understand the challenges of day-to-day life for Palestinians living in the…

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April 2, 2019

Student / Young Pugwash UK held its fourth Annual Conference in February 2019, titled ‘Pugwash Peace & Disarmament Conference‘. It explored the prospects for arms control and disarmament over the coming years, with focuses on nuclear weapons and…

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March 2, 2019

 • The tensions between the people of the Kashmiri valley and the Indian armed forces have been growing for quite some time. Violent struggles and repression have been for too long a matter of daily life.• The resentment among Kashmiris and their…

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February 25, 2019

On 19-20 December 2018 Pugwash held a workshop in Geneva, co-sponsored and hosted by the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP), on the topic of cyber security and warfare. The meeting gathered together 20 experts and practitioners for a broad set of…

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February 25, 2019

We would like to draw your attention to a new book, The 2017 Nuclear Ban Treaty, on the recently negotiated UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). This is the first scholarly book-length analysis of the treaty. It brings to bear a range…

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February 13, 2019

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists published a report from Ted Postol on how US Aegis-based missile defense systems in Eastern Europe do indeed violate the INF Treaty.  "The Western press has often treated the Russian claim that US missile defense…

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February 6, 2019

he writer is President of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, and a former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs. He was president of the 2005 Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference.NEW YORK (IDN) – Although humankind has known…

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February 6, 2019

January 25, 2019 on the website of the Russian Council for international Affairs (RIAC), one of the founders of which is the Russian Academy of Sciences, published an interview with the scientific Director of the Institute of the United States of America…

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December 27, 2018

Subject: Global security & regional disorder: evolving challenges, elusive solutions?Venue: Kyrenia, North CyprusDate: 7 - 12 April 2019Directors of the Course: Gu?nay Aylin Gürzel Aka (Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus) and…

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December 16, 2018

On 6-7 December 2018, Pugwash organized a seminar, "Avoiding Nuclear Destabilization", and other side meetings in Moscow in cooperation with the Russian Pugwash Committee. This was interconnected with the Russian Congress of Political…

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November 2, 2018

This article by Alexey Arbatov about the effects of the withdrawal of the USA from the INF treaty is published on the Carnegie Moscow Center site. Breaking arms control agreements is much easier than concluding them, but history shows that rejecting arms…

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