Petr Topychkanov

Petr Topychkanov is a fellow in the Nonproliferation Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center. He has been a senior researcher at the Center for International Security at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2009, an expert at the Russian International Affairs Council since 2014, a participant in the Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation at the Georgia Institute of Technology since 2009, and a member of the editorial board of the Moscow-based journal Nuclear Club since 2009. He earned his doctorate in history from the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Moscow State University in 2009. In 2007–2008, he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship, and in 2010–2011, he was a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow.