Nuclear Weapons, Fissile Material, and Export Controls in the Former Soviet Union

Jon Brook Wolfsthal
Cristina Chuen
Emily Ewell Daughtry
June 18, 2001

Status Report

On June 18, 2001 the sixth edition of the joint Monterey Institute-Carnegie Endowment Nuclear Status Report was released at the Carnegie Endowment’s Nonproliferation Conference in Washington, DC.

This report is the most complete single source of information on Russia’s nuclear arsenal and stockpile, the status of fissile material at other sites in the former Soviet Union, and the progress of US nonproliferation assistance programs.

Comprehensive details covered include:

  • Past, current, and future size and composition of the Russian nuclear arsenal
  • All known facilities possessing nuclear weapons-usable materials
  • Extent of US and international nonproliferation assistance
  • History of US-Russian arms control treaty negotiation and implementation
  • Current state of nuclear export controls in key ex-Soviet republics
  • Locations of major nuclear facilities in the former Soviet Union, with a full-color map

View the full online report.

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