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Nuclear Ballots For the Third Duma, (by Nadezhda Garifullina, Parlamentskaya Gazeta, March 1, 2000)

External Verges of Security, - in Russian, (by Vladimir Malyovanny, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, N 7, February 25 - March 2, 2000)

One Should Be Examined First, Only Than - Ratified, (by Alexander Lin'kov and Sergei Trusevich, Parlamentskaya Gazeta, February 18, 2000)

The Ministry Of Defense Is Not Interested In START II And START III, - in Russian (by Leonid Ivashov, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, N 6, February 18-24, 2000, p.3)

Nuclear Shield. The Price Is Negotiable, (by Oleg Odnokolenko, Segodnya, February 16, 2000) - an interview with Alexander Piskunov, a member of the State Duma and a participant of START I and START II negotiations,

A Strange Time In U.S.-Russian Relations, - in Russian, (by Sergei Rogov, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, February 8, 2000)

START II Ratification Is No More Urgent, - in Russian, (by Pavel Podvig, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, N 3, January 28 - February 3, 2000)

Russia And Start-II Treaty In 2000, (by Georgy Arbatov, RIA Novosti - Moscow Diary, January 18, 2000)

Russia Calls for Action on Arms Treaty, (by Michael Wines, The New York Times, December 22, 1999)

Nuclear Missile "Treaty Of Brest", (by Vladimir Belous, Yadernaya Bezopasnost', October-November 1999, pp. 4-5)

START II Treaty Will Help Ballistic Missile Defense Out Of a Crisis, If..., - in Russian, (Obozrevatel - Observer, November, 1999)

Forthcoming Elections in Russia and START II Ratification, - in Russian, (by Pyotr Romashkin, the Staff of the "Yabloko" Faction in the State Duma), published on September 28, 1999

Significant Decisions. START II And START III Treaties Do Not Solve The Problems Of Strategic Stability By Themselves, - in Russian, (by Lev Volkov, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, N 38, October 1-7, 1999)

START II Treaty — Policy And Reality, - in Russian, (by V. Shtol, Obozrevatel-Observer, N 8, August, 1999)

"Pioneers" (SS-20 medium-range ballistic missiles - E.M.) Need To Be Revived (by Sergei Brezkun, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye NG, N 31, August 19-20, 1999, p.4)

Treaty is More Valuable than Money, (by Pyotr Karapetyan, Krasnaya Zvezda, 3 Aug 1999, p.3)

Searching For An Exit From The Dead-end: Strategic Arms Reductions And The ABM Treaty, (by Anatoly Diakov and Paul Podvig, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye NG, N 25, July 2-8, 1999, p. 1,2). See also Our Comment: On Irresponsibility, (in Russian), March 24, 1999

An Asymmetric Answer. Russia Should Revise Its Approach To Limiting Arms, (by Ivan Yerokhin, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye NG, N 24, June 25 - July 1, 1999, p. 4)

Russian Nuclear Policy Tested by the Crisis in Balkans, 3 June 1999 (in Russian), press-conferences held by National Press Institute

Nuclear Card-Sharping, by Olga Ruban, Moskovski Komsomolez, May 27, 1999, p. 2)

Arms Control Damaged By War, (by David Hoffman, The Washington Post, Sunday, May 23, 1999; Page A01)

Farewell to Arms? Forget about It!, (by David Isenberg, Intellectual Capital, May 6, 1999)

The War Shoot Down The Belief In Agreements, (by Vladimir Medvedev, Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye NG, N 15, April 23-29, 1999, p. 1,3)

Arms Control Adrift? Prospects for 1999, (Arms Control Today, March 1999) - a panel discussion on the arms control issues facing the Clinton administration in 1999, including national missile defense and the ABM Treaty, "loose nukes" in Russia, the inspections stalemate with Iraq, and efforts to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Options For Russian and U.S. Strategic Forces Development, If START II Is Rejected, - in Russian, (by Pyotr Romashkin, the Staff of the "Yabloko" faction in the State Duma), published on March 29, 1999

The Interests of Major Nuclear Powers Have To Coincide, - an interview with Igor Ivanov, minister of foreign affairs, (Obschaya Gazeta, March 25-31, 1999, p. 6)

START II: The Last Chance For Ratification, (by Vladimir Yermolin, Izvestiya, March 24, 1999, p. 1)

President Submits New Draft Bill On START II, - in Russian, (by Pyotr Romashkin, the Staff of the "Yabloko" Faction in the State Duma), published on March 23, 1999

Primakov Has Secure Rear In Washington After START II Lobbying Campaign In Moscow Has Reached The Last Lap, (PIR Center, Arms Control Letter, March 22, 1999)

START II As A Victim Of Sexual Scandal In Moscow, (by Alexander Pikayev, Carnegie Moscow Center, March 19, 1999)

START II Postponed Till April, (PIR Center, Arms Control Letter, March 18, 1999)

It Is Simpler To Arm Russia Rather Than To Disarm, (by Oleg Odnokolenko, Segodnia, March 18, 1999)

Russia Moves Toward Ratifying START II, (by David Hoffman, The Washington Post, Wednesday, March 17, 1999; Page A24)

Russian Prime Minister Yevgeni Primakov, First Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Maslyukov, Chief of the Defence Ministry's General Staff Anatoli Kvashnin, and a leading Russian missile designer Yuri Solomonov on START II in a TV program "Here and Now" (ORT, "Here and Now", 18:40 MT, March 16, 1999). See the transcript of the broadcast in English.

START II May Already Die This Year, (Segodnia, February 23, 1999)

Russia Awaits Next Move on START Ratification (Jane's Defence Weekly, February 10, 1999)

A New Low in U.S.-Russian Relations (excerpts from remarks by Alexander Pikayev, Carnegie Endowment for Peace press briefing, February 3, 1999)

Yesterday's Sword Or Tomorrow's Shield, (by Vitali Denisov, Krasnaya Zvezda, February 2, 1999, p. 1)

National Missile Defense, the ABM Treaty and the Future of START II, a press conference of the Arms Control Association, January 27, 1999

New Problems With START II Ratification - in Russian, (by Pyotr Romashkin, the Staff of the "Yabloko" Faction in the State Duma), published on January 25, 1999

Washington Openly Challenges Moscow In Its Attempt To Create Unipolar World - in Russian, (by Dmitry Gornostayev and Vadim Solovyov, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, January 22, 1999, p. 1)

Russia Says START II Is Imperiled, (by David Hoffman, The Washington Post, Friday, January 22, 1999; Page A16)

American Missiles Ricochet Off Iraq Towards START-2 (by Vadim Solovyov, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, January 21, 1999, pp. 1, 3)

Discussions Damaging Security, (by Alexander Lebed, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, January 21, 1999, p. 3)

ADM's David Johnson talks with Alexei Arbatov, member of the Russian Parliament, for "Russia's Nuclear Crisis", (Center for Defense Information, January 11, 1999)

Don't Stop START II, (by Spurgeon M. Keeny, Jr., Arms Control Today, November/December 1998, Volume 28, Number 8)

START II Treaty: A Balanced And Objective Approach Is Necessary (by Viktor Koltunov, Yadernoye Rasprostraneniye, Issue 26, November, pp. 11-14). See also: Pro's and Con's of START-2 -- Once More, (by Gennadi Khromov, Yadernoye Rasprostraneniye, Issue 25, 1998, pp. 24-28)

Papers published in 1996, 1997 and 1998

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, 1995)

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