Russia

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower

(Episode 4, August 2022) A CNS videocast series with Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte, discussing arms control, nonproliferation, and international security issues.

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Podcast Appearance on the Nuclear Dynamics of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

CNS expert Josh Pollack, editor of the Nonproliferation Review, made a guest appearance on Julie McDowall’s podcast, “Atomic Hobo.”

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CNS Visiting Fellows Give Perspectives as a Ukrainian and a Russian on the War in Ukraine

On May 12, 2022, CNS Visiting Fellows Valeriia Hesse and Kirill Iliin gave a talk to The Monterey Rotary Club.

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Cyber Offense and a Changing Strategic Paradigm

How will strategic relations among the US, Russia, and China be impacted as they work to implant stealthy malware to compromise each other’s nuclear weapon systems and critical infrastructures?

The Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion in the Middle East and North Africa

CNS expert Hanna Notte testifies on how the war might affect Moscow’s future interests, role and diplomacy in the region.

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Engaging High School Students in Addressing Nuclear Challenges

Over 100 high school students gathered to discuss nuclear disarmament, education, and youth empowerment at the CIF Spring Student Conference.

CNS Webinar Podcast Series: Nuclear Threats and the War in Ukraine

CNS Webinar Series: Nuclear Threats and the War in Ukraine

[Episode 4, April 2022] Watch a series of CNS webinars about the nuclear challenges and risks that have arisen as a result of this unfolding crisis.

The Nonproliferation Review

Russia and weapons of mass destruction

Russia and weapons of mass destruction: a virtual special issue of the Nonproliferation Review.

The Richard M. Lugar Center for Public Health in Tblisi, Georgia, a frequent target of disinformation from Russia. (Source: https://mrdg.health.mil)

Russia and biological weapons: disinformation abroad, languishing life sciences at home

Russian officials and proxies have spread false allegations for years about US interest in biological weapons. Is this disinformation a cover for Russia’s own pursuits?

The Washington Post

Why deterring Russian use of chemical weapons is a challenge

There are limits to what the United States and NATO can threaten.