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New START and the Prospects for Weapons Limitation in Russian-American Relations

... of the NPT and CTBT would obviously arise. In addition, the destruction of this system would most likely lead to an uncontrolled multilateral arms race, including strategic land-based and submarine-based missiles, medium-range missiles, non-strategic nuclear weapons, as well as space strike systems, cyber and laser weapons, and many other innovative weapons systems. As a consequence, the concept of strategic stability based on transparency and predictability would disappear and the threat of armed ...

05.02.2021

Arms Control Is to Be Maintained and Invigorated at All Costs

... considered. Which of them must be taken into account now, and which can wait for later stages of the process? “Take into account” is a very fuzzy term. Policy takes everything into account. Various capabilities of the nine countries that possess nuclear weapons are most likely always taken into account in one way or another. Speaking of expanding the negotiation process, of some third countries being included in the new agreement, this is, of course, a completely different matter. I do not see ...

29.12.2020

There Is No Chance for a New Treaty

Is nuclear war possible today? What needs to be done today to prevent nuclear war in the future? Is nuclear war possible today? What needs to be done today to prevent nuclear war in the future? Will the recent election have an impact on US arms control policy? Director, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS); Corresponding Member, RAS; Professor, RAS (Russia); Member of the International Advisory Council of the...

02.12.2020

Will the Six-Party Diplomatic Project Help Denuclearize the Korean Peninsula?

... interested in eliminating threats to its national security and obtaining “irrevocable” guarantees of non-interference as an alternative to nuclear deterrence. These agreements effectively spelt out in detail the idea of “peace in exchange for nuclear weapons,” which the United States and North Korea, with the help of other interested states, have been trying to achieve since the 1990s. The Joint Statement also enshrined the principle of “action for action”: Pyongyang pledged to dismantle ...

25.09.2020

International Schiller Institute Conference Why a P-5 Summit Is Urgently Needed Now?

On September 5–6, 2020, the International Schiller Institute held an online conference on the topic: “Why a P-5 Summit Is Urgently Needed Now?”. On September 5–6, 2020, the International Schiller Institute held an online conference on the topic: “Why a P-5 Summit Is Urgently Needed Now?”. The Conference was attended by experts, public figures, and journalists from the U.S., Germany, China, Italy, France, Spain, Canada, Pakistan, and Russia. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made a report...

07.09.2020

Cybersecurity and NATO’s Nuclear Capability

... is underscored by their previous publications on this topic. In particular, Dr Beyza Unal, a Senior Research Fellow of Chatham House’s International Security Programme, has, over the last few years, co-authored such reports as “Cybersecurity of Nuclear Weapons Systems: Threats, Vulnerabilities and Consequences ” (2018), “Cybersecurity of NATO’s Space-based Strategic Assets” (2019), “Perspectives on Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century” (2020). It appears that an overall assessment ...

28.08.2020

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in TRT World Television Discussion on the Role of Nuclear Weapons

The event was timed to the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On August 6, 2020, an international expert discussion on the role of nuclear weapons in the modern world was held with the assistance of the Turkish television company TRT World Television. The event was timed to the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director ...

07.08.2020

Russia-NATO International Expert Dialog Focuses on Problems of Russia-NATO Nuclear Balance

On July 30, 2020, an online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states On July 30, 2020, an online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. The organizers of the dialog on the Russian side included...

01.08.2020

The World after START

... change, with the fight against terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking, illegal migration, etc., taking priority. In this climate, the international community was extremely critical of India and Pakistan when it emerged that they had developed their own nuclear weapons. Still, no one thought to take any steps to prevent them from doing so. The only way to explain this is that the development of nuclear weapons in these countries, while a direct violation of the non-proliferation regime, is perceived ...

06.07.2020

European Leadership Network Discusses the Impact of New Technologies on Strategic Stability

On June 29, 2020, European Leadership Network (ELN) held an online international expert workshop on nuclear weapons and new technologies. The workshop was attended by leading independent think tanks performing research on international security issues. The workshop followed the meeting of the Future of Greater Europe project working group held in Istanbul ...

30.06.2020
 

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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