Eurasia/Russia

Alexander Nikitin

What Moscow Expects from the Trump Administration

VIDEO: Dr. Alexander Nikitin offers his insights about the agenda for American-Russian dialogue under the Trump administration and Moscow’s expectations.

Thomas Schelling, Re-Explored

Joshua Pollack revisits the seminal works by the late great theorist on deterrence in Europe and compellence in Asia.

President Gerald Ford, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, and other US representatives meeting with General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, Foreign Secretary Andrei Gromyko, Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, and others aboard a Russian train headed for Vladivostok, November 23, 1974. Image courtesy of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. (Src: Wikimedia Commons)

A Non-Ideological Reframing of the US-Russian Arms-Control Agenda

The disappearance of US superiority in non-nuclear capabilities should be the impetus for a return to traditional arms-control in US-Russia relations.

Nuclear Security Summit 2016fi

Summits Made Some Headway on Security

DECEMBER 1, 2016: Nuclear Security Summits are improving the security of vulnerable nuclear material.

Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and CNS Director William Potter

High-level Russian Official Leads Discussion on Bilateral Relations

NOVEMBER 12, 2016: Ambassador Sergey Kislyak shared ideas on areas for progress in deteriorated US-Russia relations.

US Russia Flags

How American and Russian Nuclear Scientists Joined Forces to Mitigate Post-Cold War Dangers

VIDEO: Dr. Siegfried S. Hecker is a research professor and senior fellow at Stanford University.

Defunct building at SAI

Tracking Radioactive Sources in Moldova through Social Media

In collaboration with NARNRA, CNS researchers use social media and network analysis to locate radiological sources in Moldova.

Putin suspends US-Russia plutonium disposal agreement

CNS experts are available to comment on the latest downturn in US-Russia relations.

Event: Lessons Learned from Eliminating WMD

The Nonproliferation Review launched its newest volume: a special, double issue on eliminating weapons of mass destruction.

Russia’s Nuclear Paranoia Fuels Its Nuclear Propaganda

A classic disinformation campaign about US nukes reveals a lot about Moscow’s military anxieties.