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Alexander Nikitin

Professor Alexander Nikitin is Director, Centre for Euro-Atlantic Security, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, MGIMO University.

Nuclear Disarmament in a Non-Proliferation Context: A Russian Perspective

March 2010

The expiry of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty-1 (START-1) in 2009 and an urgent need to conclude a new US-Russian agreement on strategic nuclear weapons so that the oldest and biggest nuclear powers demonstrate some progress in implementing Article 6 of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in proximity of the 2010 NPT Review Conference has drawn international attention to the interface between the progress/crisis in nuclear disarmament and strengthening/weakening of the NPT regime.