Interview

An Interview with US Ambassador to Russia

John Sullivan, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, has given an interview to Interfax, in which he talks about various issues from the stabilisation of energy markets, prospects in arms control dialogue, to the commemoration of the 75 victory in WWI, Space cooperation, and more. Here follows a part of this interview. -The 75th anniversary of Victory…
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Russian-American Strategic Relations

Thomas Countryman, the chairman of the Arms Control Association board of directors since 2017, spoke to the "New Defence Order. Strategy" journal in November 2019 after a lecture* on “Russian-American Strategic Relations.” The lecture was for students of the Strategic and Arms Control Studies Master’s programme, School of International Relations at Saint Petersburg State University.Mr.…
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Russia’s Growing Shipbuilding Industry

In an interview that was recently published, Alexey Rakhmanov, president of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), offered an overview of the state of Russia's shipbuilding industry and the current projects carried on by USC, and opportunities arising from the development of the Northern Sea Route. United Shipbuilding Corporation is a shipbuilding, repair and maintenance company in Russia.…
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Interview Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S.

Arms Control Today has published an interview with Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the United States on issues including the current status of U.S.-Russian strategic stability talks, the future of New START treaty, talks on intermediate-range missile systems, involving China in arms control agreements, and President Vladimir Putin’s proposal for a summit of the leaders of the…
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Full transcript of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s interview with Al Arabiya

Below is the full transcript of Al Arabiya's interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of his first visit to Saudi Arabia since 2007. Al Arabiya's correspondent Mohammed al-Tomaihi, alongside journalists from Russia Today and Sky News, asked Putin questions on a range of subjects including Saudi-Russian relations, Russia's response to the September attacks on…
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Alternative Military Education: Shipwrights’ Experience

September 16, 2014 Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Russian Federation Security Council visited the State Marine Technical University of St. Petersburg (MTU). During the visit he got familiarized with the university research and development engineering laboratory, had a tour of some university departments and inspected the Military Training Centre. The interest of the Security Council…
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Ship Captains are Required for Geological Exploration

  In the Soviet era, the Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau was involved in design of all the models of Air Cushion Crafts or ACC intended for the Soviet Navy, such as Skat, Kalmar and Jeyran LCACs, including the Zubr Class system, the world’s largest landing craft. In the interview below, Dmitry Tsymlyakov, the ACC…
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