Publications of 1996-97 on START 2 Treaty Related Issues
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START 2: Opinions
NATO and Nuclear Weapons, (by Alla Yaroshinskaya, NVO-NG,
December 24, 1997, p.5).
Russia: Arms Treaty Talks Premature (Associated Press, December
Russia Won't Ratify START II Soon (Associated Press, December 4,
Military Reform: The Threat to National Security
(Ed. by G.A. Zyuganov). Published in a supplement to the analytical magazine
Obozrevatel - Observer. Excerpts are printed in Yadernoye Rasprostraneniye
(Issue 19, September 1997, pp. 44-64).
START 2: The Shifts Are Made, One Should Not Linger. (by G. Obolenskii,
Krasnaya Zvezda, October 21, 1997, p.3).
START 2 Treaty. Problems and Judgments. (by Lev Volkov and Gennadi Voronin,
July-August, 1997, pp. 70-72)
Yeltsin Slow to Move On START II Trearty (by David Hoffman, The
Washington Post, May 29, 1997, p.A28).
Why International Problems Are Solved Without Russia More and More Often?
(by Alexei Arbatov, Nezavisimaya
Gazeta, May 23, 1997, p. 4).
Nuclear Deterrence and START-2 (by Vladimir Dvorkin, NG-NVO,
# 3, 1997, p. 4).
Publications of 1996
Degradation of Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces (by Yurii Maslyukov, NG-NVO,
# 2, 1997).
Publications of 1993-1995 can be found in the Bibliography
of the paper Future of Russia's
Strategic Nuclear Forces: Discussions and Arguments (by Eugene Miasnikov,
Center for Arms Control, Energy and Environmental Studies, Dolgoprudny,
Practical Steps Toward START 3 and Deeper Cuts
of Nuclear Arsenals
Caging the Nuclear Genie: an American Challenge for Global Security. (by
Stansfield Turner. Westview Press, Boulder, Colo., 1997).
Nuclear Deterrence and START 3 (by Vladimir Belous, NG-NVO,
# 15, April 19-25, 1997, p. 1).
It Is Time to Begin Preparing START 3 (by Mikhail Vinogradov and Radii
Zubkov, NG-NVO, # 9, March
Next START by CART. Breaking the Disarmament Deadlock (by Oliver Meier
and Otfried Nassauer, INESAP
Information Bulletin, #12, March 1997, pp. 4-6).
The Future of Nuclear Disarmament (by Sergei Kortunov, NG-NVO,
April 25, 1996, p. 4).
Views on the Role of Russian Nuclear Weapons
On Providing the Ground for Criteria of Unacceptable Nuclear Damage To
Ensure Nuclear Deterrence, by Petr Romashkin, Yadernoye Rasprostraneniye,
December, 1997, Issue 21, pp. 47-53
Strategic Deterrence in Current Situation, (by V. Antonov, Morskoy
Sbornik, # 11, 1997, pp. 13-16).
Nuclear Weapons in the Eve of XXI-st Century - in Russian (by V.S.
, # 12, 1997, pp. 39-44).
Nuclear Deterrence: a Bluff or a Factor of Stability?
Russia's Defense Strategy Is at a Crossroads. (by Dmitry Yefstafyev, Interfax-AIF,
# 46, November 17-23, 1997, p.5).
Nuclear Weapons and Russia's Security (by Makhmut
Gareyev, NG-NVO, #
42, November 14-20, 1997, p.4).
Russia to Slash Ground Forces, Rely on Nukes (by Bill Gertz, The
Washington Times, October 17, 1997, p.1). See also, U.S. Report
on Russian Military Said Not New (Russia
Today, October 20, 1997).
Nuclear Weaponry Time Is Up (by Alexei Yablokov, NG-NVO,
# 31, 1997, p. 6).
The Basis for Strategic Stability (by Victor Starukhin and Gennadi Kuznezov,
NG-NVO, # 31, 1997, p. 6).
Tactical Weaponry in a New Geopolitical Situation (by Vladimir Belous,
#14, February 1996, pp.2-7). See also: Tactical
Nuclear Weaponry: New Geopolitical Realities or Old Mistakes? -
in Russian (by Nikolai Sokov, Yadernyy
Control, # 26, February 1997, pp.12-16) and Tactical
Nuclear Weapons Elimination: Next Steps for Arms Control, (by Nikolay
Sokov, The Nonproliferation
Review, Winter 1997, vol. 4, N 2)
Prospects and Contradictions of Russian Nuclear Deterrence (by Yuri Fyodorov,
# 14, February, 1996, pp. 18-22).
Future of Russian Strategic
Russia's Missile Power: The Past and Future. (Ed. by Alexander Pikayev,
Committee of Critical Technologies and Nonproliferation & the Monterrey
Institute for International Studies, 1996, 209 p.)
START-2 Treaty and Future of Russia's Strategic Forces, (by Anton Surikov,
Yadernoye Rasprostraneniye, 1997, Issue N 20, November, pp. 34-39).
Russian Strategic Forces for Deterrence (by Igor Korotchenko, NG-NVO,
# 5, 1997).
Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces: The Present and Future (by V.N. Polyakov,
Nevskii Bastion, # 1, 1996, pp. 3-9).
Strategic Missile Forces
Russia's Strategic Nuclear Potential and START-2 (by Anton Surikov, Postfactum
Military Bulletin, # 24, December, 1994, pp. 13-17).
Military Secret. The Pentagon Will Learn About Capabilities of Our Missile
from Izvestiya newspaper, (by Viktor Litovkin, Izvestiya,
December 24, 1997, p.4), The Minister Has Planted "Topol-M" (Sergei Sokut,
NVO-NG, December 25, 1997),
New Missiles for Non-Combat-Ready Army (Pavel Felgenhauer, Segodnya,
December 25, 1997).
The First Steps of the Military Reform, by Lev Volkov,
NG-NVO, # 43, November
21-27, 1997, p.1.
Comments on an interview with Colonel General Vladimir
Yakovlev, CinC of the Strategic Missile Forces (The
First Step of The Military Reform Has Strengthened Russia's Nuclear Missile
Shield, by Victor Litovkin, Izvestiya,
November 19, 1997, p.2); Russia's "Nuclear Shield" Becomes Decrepit, But
Its Effectiveness Grows Impetuously, byAlexander Koretskii, Segodnya,
November 19, 1997, p.3).
Russian Plans New Ballistic Missile (by Vladimir Isachenkov,
Associated Press, November 14, 1997).
Requiem on "Satan" - interview with S.I. Us, a leading designer of SS-18
ICBM (by Vladimir Gubarev, Rossiiskaya Gazeta, September 24, 1997).
Less and More Effective is Better - interview with the CinC of the Strategic
Missile Forces Colonel General Vladimir Yakovlev (by Igor Korotchenko,
NG-NVO, # 28, August 2-8,
Reforming Strategic Forces Will Make a Tangible Effect - interview with
the CinC of the Strategic Missile Forces Colonel General Vladimir Yakovlev
(by Igor Korotchenko, Nezavisimaya
Gazeta, July 4,1997).
Sea Based Strategic Forces
The Strategic Missile Forces and Military Reform - interview with
the CinC of the SMF Army General Igor Sergeyev (by Gennadi Miranovich
and Alexandr Dolinin, Krasnaya Zvezda, December 5, 1996, pp. 1-2).
Naval Aspects of National Security of Russia, (by B.N. Makeyev, Committee
on Non-proliferation of Critical Technologies, Moscow, 1997, 166 p.).
Keep a Capability to Confront a Threat from the Sea, (by V. Apanasenko,
Morskoy Sbornik, N 11, 1997, pp. 3-6).
Sea Based Component of the Nuclear Triade (by Oleg Yerofeyev, NG-NVO,
March 14, 1996, p. 6).
Air Based Strategic Forces
Neither Russia, nor Ukraine Needs Strategic Bombers (Yanina Sokolovskaya,
Izvestiya, July 10,1997).
Russia's Weaponry: Strategic and Long Range Bombers (NG-NVO,
#14, 1997, p.6).
Russia Redeems Strategic Bombers and Missiles from Ukraine (by Vladimir
January 16, 1996, p.10).
Nuclear Reductions and De-alerting
Weapons off Hair-Trigger Alert (by Bruce G. Blair, Harold A. Feiveson
and Frank N. von Hippel, Scientific
American, November, 1997).
A German View of Nuclear
Postures: a new Policy Brief (by Harald Mueller and Katja Frank of
the Peace Research
Institute in Frankfurt. October 8, 1997).
A Premature Initiative (by Vladimir Belous, NG-NVO,
# 35, 1997, p.1).
From Nuclear Deterrence
to Mutual Safety. As Russia's Arsenal Crumbles, It's Time to Act
(By Sam Nunn and Bruce Blair, The
Washington Post, June 22, 1997, p.C01).
Mishaps Put Russian Missiles in "Combat Mode" (by Bill Gertz, The
Washington Times, May 12, 1997, p. A1). See also: "Boomerang" Operation
or a Surpize for the Russian Minister from the C.I.A.(by Natalia Kalashnikova
and Nikolay Zimin, Segodnya,
May 14, 1997, p. 4).
Russian Nuclear Policy
and the Status of Detargeting. (Testimony of Bruce Blair Before the
Subcommittee on Military Research and Development, U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on National Security, March 13, 1997).
Global Zero Alert for Nuclear Forces (by Bruce Blair, Brookings Institution,
© Center for Arms Control,
Energy and Environmental Studies at MIPT, 1997-98.