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Dr. Nikolai N. Sokov
Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP)
Dr. Nikolai N. Sokov is a Senior Fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP).
Areas of Research
Beginning in 1981, Nikolai worked at the Institute of US and Canadian Studies and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations in Moscow. From 1987-92 he worked at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union and later Russia, and participated in START I and START II negotiations as well as in a number of summit and ministerial meetings.
He has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and provide briefings to many organizations and governmental agencies, including:
Nikolai has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan (1996) and (the Soviet equivalent of a Ph.D.) Candidate of Historical Sciences degree from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (1986). He graduated from Moscow State University in 1981.
Nikolai has published extensively on international security and arms control, including:
He is also co-author and co-editor of the first Russian-language college-level textbook on nuclear nonproliferation (Yadernoe Nerasprostranenie, Vol.I-II, PIR Center, 1st edition 2000, 2nd edition 2002), and several monographs.
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