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Lab-to-Lab: US-Russian Lab-to-Lab Collaboration Story [Archived]


The US-Russian teamwork that kept nuclear weapons safe, by Siegfried S. Hecker and Paul C. White, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, July 13, 2017

Командная работа США и России по обеспечении безопасности ядерного оружия
In Russian

When science brought Americans and Russians together, by Siegfried S. Hecker, The Bullentin of Atomic Scientists, April 11, 2017

A visit to Russia’s secret nuclear labs, by Siegfried S. Hecker, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, March 1, 2017

Siegfried Hecker BBC’s interview by Louise Hidalgo on BBC World Service, Witness, December 28, 2016

US-Russia rift threatens science ties that keep us safe, by Siegfried S. Hecker, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, December 8, 2016

Doomed to Cooperate: Nuclear Security Needs US, Russia to Work Together, by Sig Hecker for Russia Matters, October 21, 2016

Book presentation in the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC, September 27, 2016 (video)

Talk by Sig Hecker in University of California Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Department, April 6, 2015 (video)

Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Siegfried Hecker, ORNL, April 30, 2015 (video)

KRSN radio interview with Dr. Sig Hecker, January 22, 2016

U.S.-Russia Nuclear Lab-to-Lab Cooperation: Looking Back on a Quarter Century of Constructive Relations. Alla Kassianova, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, March 2016

Российско-американское межлабораторное сотрудничество: Оглядываясь на четверть века конструктивных отношений.
Алла Касьянова

Press and Reviews

(A note: One million workers in the nuclear complex cited in some articles below refers to the number of workers employed in both the civil (energy) and weapons sectors of the nuclear complex in the end of the Soviet Union).

Andy Weber and Christine Parthemor, People preventing catastrophe, The Nonproliferation Review, 2016, Vol.23, N 5-6.
(link to the issue; link to the review source page)

Amy Y.J. Lee, A story of the US-Russian scientific collaboration in the Post-Cold War Era, June 05, 2017

Jeffrey Lewis, Book review, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, Volume 59, 2017 – Issue 1, pp. 162-163

Matthew Bunn, Review, Physics Today Volume 69, Issue 11, November 2016

Nickolas Roth, The Era of U.S.-Russian Nuclear Cooperation, Arms Contol Today, November 2016

Karim Kamel & Eugene Scherbakov, Machine-Gunning Mosquitoes: Adventures in Nonproliferation, Carnegie.org, September 7, 2016

Frank von Hippel, Strange bedfellows, Science 23 Sep 2016: Vol. 353, Issue 6306, pp. 1372-1373.

Jeff Garberson, Reducing the Nuclear Danger: Book Recounts Collaboration Between US and Russian Scientists. The Independent. July 21, 2016

Siegfried Hecker on how Russian and American physicists saved the world from a nuclear catastrophe. The Rare Earth Magazine, July 15, 2016 (In Russian)

James Conca, Doomed To Cooperate — Russia, The U.S. And Nuclear Weapons After The End Of The Soviet Union. Forbes.com, July 12, 2016

Clifton B. Parker, Cooperation of U.S., Russian scientists helped avoid nuclear catastrophe at Cold War’s end, Stanford scholar says. Stanford News, June 28, 2016


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