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tiations, and participated in Nuclear Cities Initiative negotiations as well as in the development of new arrangements for the Russian-American Highly Enriched Uranium–Low Enriched Uranium agreement. From 1994 to 1997 Dr. Rybachenkov participated in the development of the Guidelines for Management of Plutonium (published as an IAEA information circular). Since 1993 he has been a member of Russian delegations to the IAEA regular sessions of the board of governors and the general conference. Dr. Rybachenkov has made presentations at different international fora, including Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty (Oxford, 1997; Geneva, 1999; Munich, 1999); Disposition of Excess Weapon-Grade Plutonium (Berlin, 1995; Boston, 1997; Washington, 1999, 2000, 2001); Monitoring of nuclear warhead dismantlement (Washington, D.C., 1998); Helping Russia Downsize Its Nuclear Weapons Complex (Princeton, 2000; Como, Italy, 2001); and The Missile Threat and Plans for Ballistic Missile Defense: Impact on Global Security (Rome, 2001). Dr. Rybachenkov graduated from the Moscow Engineering-Physics Institute and holds a Ph.D. in technical sciences.

Emilia V. Sidorova is an attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Department for Security Affairs and Disarmament of the Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Division. She speaks fluent English and Swedish and has worked for the Russian Academy of Public Administration and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, specializing in international relations.

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