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Dr Petr Topychkanov

Associate Senior Researcher

Dr Petr Topychkanov

Dr Petr Topychkanov

Dr Petr Topychkanov is an Associate Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Weapons of Mass Destruction Programme. Petr works on issues related to nuclear nonproliferation, disarmament, arms control, and the impact of new technologies on strategic stability.

Petr holds the position of Senior Researcher at the Center for International Security at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is an Assistant Professor at the School of World Politics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. From 2006 to 2017, Petr Topychkanov was a research fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.

Subject expertise

Nonproliferation; arms control; disarmament; defense industry; military technological cooperation; peaceful nuclear cooperation.

Russian, English, French, Hindi, Urdu

Ph.D. in History, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University

External publications