Expert Discussion Dedicated to the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. Speakers
Valdai Discussion Club Conference Hall, Bolshaya Tatarskaya 42, Moscow, Russia

On August 29, at 11:00, the Valdai Discussion Club will host an expert discussion dedicated to the International Day Against Nuclear Tests.


  • Vadim Smirnov, Director of On-Site Inspection Division of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO; via videolink);

  • Anton Khlopkov, Director of the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS);

  • Grigory Berdennikov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (former Deputy Foreign Minister, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva and to the International Organizations in Vienna).