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SIPRI for the media

SIPRI works on timely, global issues which are often reported on in the media. In particular, our four data launchesarms industry, arms transfers, military expenditure and nuclear weapons—receive a lot of coverage. For these, and other topics, SIPRI researchers are available for interviews and quotes. SIPRI also produces press releases for major stories relating to its research throughout the year. To stay up-to-date with the lastest news from SIPRI, please sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Latest Press releases

Russia’s new budget law signals determination to see the war in Ukraine through, according to new SIPRI analysis

(Stockholm, 13 December 2023) Russia’s military and war-related spending is set to rise sharply in 2024 under new federal budget plan

Rise in SIPRI Top 100 arms sales revenue delayed by production challenges and backlogs

Revenues from sales of arms and military services by the 100 largest companies in the industry totalled $597 billion in 2022, 3.5 per cent less than 2021 in real terms, even as demand rose sharply.

SIPRI contributes to Lancet Commission on peaceful societies

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is proud to announce its role in the Lancet Commission report on Peaceful Societies Through Health Equity and Gender Equality.

SIPRI Experts

SIPRI researchers are available for interviews and other media requests. A list of available researchers and their expertise can be found on our SIPRI experts page. For short commentary on recent events, please see our expert comments page. For longer commentary, see our topical backgrounders page.

SIPRI Updates

SIPRI Update: Global Security and Arms Control is a monthly newsletter covering the latest developments in international security, arms control, non-proliferation and conflict. See previous issues of SIPRI Update and subscribe to our newsletter via the box at the top of the page.