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Past News and Events

On 8 November SIPRI was pleased to present a lecture by Professor Julian Cooper of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham, on the current prospects for Russia's ambitious programme to thoroughly re-equip and reform its armed forces after two decades starved of new armaments.

As the Communist Party of China prepares for a once-in-a-decade change of leadership at the 18th Party Congress in November, the country’s foreign relations are in worse shape than they were 10 years ago, especially in East Asia but also in terms of heightened strategic rivalry with the United States. 

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The ability to extract three-dimensional (3D) data from two-dimensional satellite images provides opportunities to apply novel geospatial techniques to problems relating to nuclear arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament.