The Role of Nuclear Weapons and the Danger of Nuclear War. Second Session of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club

The topic of nuclear conflict has returned to the agenda amid a sharp escalation of international tensions. The possibility and legality of using nuclear weapons is a new theme entering the general debate. In fact, there is a confrontation between two major nuclear powers and an almost complete dismantling of the system of confidence-building measures in this field. How can we prevent uncontrolled escalation and create a new system of interaction?