On July 28, 2009, EWI convened an off-the-record expert roundtable discussion of the U.S.-Russia Joint Threat Assessment on Iran’s Nuclear and Missile Potential in Moscow. The meeting, held in cooperation with the Russian Committee of Scientists for Global Security and Arms Control and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, launched the Russian version of the joint threat assessment and brought together Russian specialists from scientific institutions, the Russian government and the media.

Among the organizations represented were the Earth Space Monitoring Scientific Center, the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Moscow Aviation Institute, the Moscow Institute of International Relations, IMEMO, the International Scientific and Technological Center, the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Federation Council and the Independent Military Review.