THE 2014 MOSCOW NONPROLIFERATION CONFERENCE: NUCLEAR ENERGY, DISARMAMENT AND NONPROLIFERATIONNovember 20-22, 2014. Moscow, Russia. The Russian capital hosted the 2014 Moscow Nonproliferation Conference: Nuclear Energy, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation. The event was organized by the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS).
One of the priorities of the Conference was to offer a platform for scholars and government experts representing a large number of countries and research institutions to present their positions. The Conference brought together 208 experts from 40 countries, including China, Brazil, the DPRK, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, and the United States.
News of the Nuclear Club Journal
- How the Bushehr NPP Turbines Were Traded for Sea Launch.
- The HEU Deal: A Success Story.
- Nuclear Energy in Turkey after the Arab Spring and Fukushima.
- Radiation Security during Mass Sport Events: Poland's Experience during the UEFA Euro 2012.
- Outlook for Nuclear Energy in Egypt.
- The IAEA Safeguards System: Conceptual Evolution.
- Nuclear Talks with Iran: Lessons of 10 Years of Failure.
- Plutonium and the Semipalatinsk Test Site.
'President Yeltsin Stopped Me From Finishing the Cuban Nuclear Power Plant'
Stuxnet: New Form of Cyber Warfare was Tested on Iranian Nuclear Infrastructure? (In Russian)
In June 2010 thousands of computers in India, Indonesia, Iran, China, Pakistan, USA, Taiwan and Ecuador were attacked by worm ‘Stuxnet', a new form of cyber malware that can damage real objects. The worldwide attention was riveted to this virus after it struck the Iranian nuclear facilities: Bushehr NPP and enrichment plant in Natanz.
Russia, Australia and New Horizons of Nuclear Cooperation
On November 11, 2010 Russia's peaceful nuclear energy cooperation agreement with Australia, which holds about a quarter of the world's known uranium reserves, entered into force. One of the key authors of the agreement looks back at the history of the agreement, details the requirements of Australian law to such international agreements, and highlights the prospects for bilateral nuclear cooperation.