Savel'ev Alexander , Alexandria O.
What Factors Affect Strategic Stability? // Russia in Global Affairs. 2022. Vol. 20, Issue 1. P. 93-111. DOI 10.31278/1810-6374-2022-20-1-93-111.
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DOI 10.31278/1810-6374-2022-20-1-93-111

The article analyzes the data obtained in a survey that involved twenty leading Russian experts specializing in international security, arms control, and strategic stability. The survey was conducted in December 2021. The respondents were asked to name factors that, in their opinion, currently have (2022) or will have a tangible impact on strategic stability in the foreseeable future (until 2036) and to list them in the order of their significance. In addition, they were asked whether and how these factors would be taken into account in the future. Two time frames were chosen for analysis: up until the year 2026 (when the “extended” START-3 Treaty will end) and up until the year 2036 (when a possible nuclear arms control agreement that may replace START-3 will exp

Keywords: strategic stability | space weapons | missile defense | precision weapons | non-strategic nuclear weapons | third-country nuclear weapons | cyber weapons | growing conflict intensity between leading world powers | Russia | U.S. | China | NATO |

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