The event was chaired by Professor Sir David Omand GCB and additional speakers included Karl Dewey, CBRN Analyst for the defence and security firm IHS Jane’s.
RUSI’s Research Analyst Cristina Varriale argues that the UK has the potential to bridge the gap between member states and help to pave the way towards consensus at the next NPT Review Conference.
Sergei Guriev, former Rector of the New Economic School in Moscow, argues that the “sanctions have not worked” argument is incorrect arguing that they have resulted in Russia’s recognition that Donetsk and Luhansk are part of Ukraine.
Renatas Norkus, from Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, outlines the many agreements Russia has entered into with NATO and the West. Norkus argues that the West should not resume dialogue with Russia until Moscow has responded to its “strong and principled proposals.”