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October 31, 2022

State conflicts can be unpredictable. It was only eight months ago that Russia started its special military operation in Ukraine, and now the world may be facing the end of civilization as we know it. This may seem like a stretch of the imagination, that is until we witness what may seem irrational escalate into what now seems rational.


October 28, 2022

Author - Ulrike Reisner, political scientist, Vienna, Austria. Original publication on picreadi.com

International criminal law: The repeated attempts of European states to prosecute other states or their nationals in conflicts under the pretext of international law must be assessed politically as the assertion of a hegemonic claim to power. Thus…

October 27, 2022

On the 20th October 2022 the Webinar “Communication, Ethics and the Future of Scientific Cooperation” has been convened within the frames of the Program of the MGIMO Institute of International Studies (and as the part of the Conference “Preventing Nuclear War in Conditions of the Arms Control Crisis”).

The discussion was started…

October 14, 2022

The entire world community is waiting for the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which will be held in Beijing on October 16, 2022. The meeting will oversee the appointment of new members to the Party Central Committee, the Commission for Discipline Inspection, as well as CPC's Politburo and its Standing Committee.
At the…

October 12, 2022

On 11 October 2022 Pugwash organized a side event on the margins of the meeting of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, with the co-sponsorship of the Mission of Brazil to the UN. The meeting was held at the Brazilian Mission to the UN with the topic of “Assessing the NPT 10th Review Conference”.

Source: pugwash.org

October 11, 2022

The recent publication “Rethinking Post-Cold War Russian-Latin American Relations” (2022; Routledge) offers, through several chapters, different topics and approaches to Russia’s relations with Latin America as a region and bilaterally (in the cases of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela). Vladimir Rouvinski and Victor…

October 6, 2022

A consensus is emerging that the Nord Stream pipelines between Russia and Germany were recently damaged by an attack, not an accident. Three gas leaks were reported on these two projects from Monday night to Tuesday morning, which coincided with seismic activity recorded by Denmark and Sweden that were interpreted as having been underwater explosions…

September 24, 2022

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union address in mid-September made it clear how far the political course of the European elites has meanwhile distanced itself from the concerns and needs of the societies in the member states. For many critical observers in the European Union, the question is no longer whether - but when - a…

September 2, 2022

Pugwash notes with regret that the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) have not been able to achieve consensus on a Final Document at the Tenth Review Conference. Source: GloballookpressThe NPT is an important element of the multilateral disarmament and non-proliferation regime, and all Parties must continue to…

August 24, 2022

The historical course of the Ibero-American countries, most of which have two centuries of independence processes behind them, or are close to reaching their independence bicentenaries (for Brazil it will be September 2022, for Bolivia – 2025), as well as the reflections that arise from the recent bicentenary of the resounding Guayaquil Conference…

August 15, 2022

Author: Shakhboz Juraev, Master degree graduate of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. Tutor: Leonid Tsukanov, Ural Young Middle East Researchers Association Board of trustees Chairman, RIAC Expert The United Arab Emirates is ambiguous to emerge as a cybersecurity hub for the Middle East and North Africa region. The National Cyber Security…

August 11, 2022

The Russian Federation is now deep into its "special military operation" in Ukraine. In response to the February 2022 outbreak of armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine, western counties, including Canada, have all but ended any constructive relationship with Russia.Canada, along with the others in the western alliance, have…

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