Margarita Kalinina-Pohl Articles

Participants with US Ambassador Laura Holgate

CNS Launches the US-Black Sea Nonproliferation Exchange Initiative

The initiative will serve as a channel for a deeper coordination and support between nonproliferation professionals including scholars/researchers and diplomats/practitioners.

Encouraging Gender Balance in the Nuclear Field Through Mentorship, Education, and Networking

Explores challenges women in the nonproliferation field still face and how mentorship and educational opportunities can break some barriers.

Monument to Bohdan Khmelnitsky with St. Sophia Cathedral in the background in Kyiv, Ukraine (Src: Shutterstock)

Putin’s War with Ukraine: Voices of CNS Experts on the Russian Invasion

A compendium of CNS expert analysis and commentary on the nuclear ramifications of the war, as well as educational materials for expert and general audience.

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CNS Champions the Establishment of the Black Sea Women in Nuclear Network

A joint effort between CNS and the Los Alamos National Laboratory culminated in the establishment of a professional network for women working in nuclear fields in the Black Sea region.

CNS Visiting Fellows Participate in the Washington Pilot Project

Mid-career experts learned from D.C. based experts from the Department of State, Department of Energy, Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), CNS, Arms Control Association and the National Academy of Sciences.

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Promoting the Role of Women in STEM in Africa through WMD Nonproliferation Capacity Building

CNS and AFRICSIS held a two-week virtual intensive course on WMD Nonproliferation and Security for Women in STEM.

ICONS 2020

ICONS 2020

A large and visible cohort of CNS experts and alumni demonstrate the efficacy of civil society in the nuclear security field.

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Radioactive Material is Still Missing in Malaysia: Cause for Concern?

This material could be used to build a radiological dispersal device (RDD), commonly known as a “dirty bomb.”

CNS Spring 2018 Visiting Fellows (from left to right): Kunduz Estebes, Dia Kedze, Nadya Maslennikova, Zaur Akhrakhadze.

Four Visiting Fellows Complete Nonproliferation Training in Monterey

All fellows received certificates of completion and joined a growing worldwide cohort of experts trained by CNS.

CNS Deputy Director Elena Sokova

CNS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Celebrating the outstanding work and achievements of CNS women leaders, researchers, and staff.