Eurasia/Russia

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Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower: A CNS videocast series

Episode 05: North Korea’s Nuclear Hinge Points with Dr. Siegfried Hecker, hosted by Sarah Bidgood and Hanna Notte

CNS IAC 2022 meeting members (Source: Kaveh Sardari)

CNS Advisory Council Meeting Featured CTBO Executive Secretary Robert Floyd, NPT Review Conference President Gustavo Zlauvinen, and US Under-Secretary of State Bonnie Jenkins

The CNS International Advisory Council held its annual meeting in Washington, DC on October 24, 2022.

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CNS Celebrates a Successful First Year of the Black Sea Women in Nuclear Network

The meeting in Malta gathered 35 regional and international participants from Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Türkiye, Ukraine, Austria, Belgium, United Kingdom, and United States.

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OP#56: Russian-Turkish Relations and Implications for U.S. Strategy and Operations

This study outlines an inventory of measures the U.S. government can take, comprising strategic and operational recommendations.

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US-Black Sea Nonproliferation Professionals Exchange: US Module

Participants from six countries fostered ties between US and Black Sea technical and policy communities with tours of both of the National Laboratories, nuclear science museums, and Washington DC.

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Atomic Steppe: How Kazakhstan Gave Up the Bomb

VIDEO: Former CNS expert, Togzhan Kassenova, presents her research and book on the untold true story of how Kazakhstan said no to nuclear weapons.

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The Demise of the USSR and the Nuclear Aftermath in Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine

William C. Potter reviews a Journal of Cold War Studies article by Mariana Budjeryn.

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How to Rebuild the Global Nuclear Order Post-Ukraine?

Dr. Hecker highlighted the importance of scientists and diplomats working together on these complex issues.

Participants of the workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

CNS Supports Radioactive Source Users in Central Asia and Azerbaijan in Improving Security Culture

CNS completed a year-long project to increase radiological security culture awareness in Central Asia and Azerbaijan.

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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.”