Will Russia and China Jointly Deter the United States?

December 12, 2018

Video Seminar: Took place on November 13, 2018, at CNS of MIIS in Monterey

Seminar with Nikita Perfilyev

Nikita Perfilyev is a doctoral student at the University of Vienna where he is focusing on the evolution of Russian-Chinese nuclear deterrence relations. He worked for almost 8 years at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization’s (CTBTO) External Relations and International Cooperation Section and at the Capacity Building and Training Section, promoting the CTBT and its verification regime.

In 2008-2011, he was a Fulbright fellow at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, earning a Master’s degree in International Policy Studies and a Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies while also working as Research Assistant at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.

During the 2010 NPT Review Conference, he worked on disarmament issues at the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, including drafting the Disarmament Action Plan. In 2007-2008, he worked at the Russian Center for Policy Studies (PIR Center) as a researcher and Security Index journal editor. He graduated with distinction from Tomsk State University.

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