Russian Federation

General information on collaboration

The Russian Federation, as a part of the USSR, joined JINR according to the agreement signed on 26 March 1956. As a sovereign state, the Russian Federation became a legal successor, and RF is a JINR member state from 1991.

The JINR activity in Russia is subject to Federal Law “On the ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research on the Location and Terms of Activity of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in the Russian Federation” as of 2 January 2000 signed by Vladimir Putin.

The Russian Federation is top partner of Joint Institute. JINR collaborates with about 150 research centres, universities, undertakings and firms of 40 Russian cities.

About 60% of institute research scientists are Russian Federation citizens. Almost all employees in service departments are Russian Federation citizens.

Major collaboration areas:

The participation of scientists from Russian centres in institute research programme, i.e. a work on basic JINR facilities – Nuclotron, pulse reactor IBR-2M, isochronous cyclotrons of heavy ions.

The participation of employees from all JINR member states in works on basic facilities and in research programmes of Russian scientific centres: IPHE (Protvino), INR RAS (Troitsk), RNC Kurchatov Institute (Moscow), B.P. Konstantinov PINP (Gatchina), PEI (Obninsk), IPTT (Chernogolovka), NRSRIEP (Saratov), IHCS SB RAS (Tomsk), INP SB RAS (Novosibirsk), LPI, SINP MSU (Moscow) and etc.

The collaboration in theoretical research field, educational programmes, collective schools and conferences. The educational programme is developed in closed cooperation with leading Russian universities. The JINR cooperation with Russian universities has a specific meaning, because here we are dealing with training of specialists, i.e. scientific change. The geography of cooperation covers all of the RF territory. There is SINP MSU branch in Dubna.

JINR Academic Centre was created in 1991. Here students of MSU, MEPhI, MIPT, MSIREEA and other RF universities graduate under the supervision of leading JINR scientists with practice in its laboratories. JINR has close contacts with International University of Nature, Society and Human “Dubna”.

The effectiveness of cooperation is expressed with significant quantity of publications from authors of Russian scientific centres and universities. Another cooperation factor is preparation and defence of dissertations by scientists from Russian scientific centres.

One more area is related to the link with home industry. The Russian industry is used to fulfil orders for scientific purposes. Projects, which are done with accelerators in other countries, for instance, Russia-JINR-CERN, Russia-JINR- FNAL, are often the basis for a such cooperation.

Special economic zone “Dubna”

In accordance to Governmental Decree as of 21 December 2005 Special economic zone of technology and innovation kind was established on the territory of Dubna. Special economic areas of technology and innovation kind are created for increase of interests of Russia presence in the world markets of high-technology products, concentration mechanism test in modern conditions of intellectual and other recourses on specific territory for solving priorities in scientific-technical sphere.

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    Executive of the JINR contacts with the Russian Federation, Professor, Vice-Director of JINR

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Scientific Themes and Projects

The scientists of the Russian Federation take part in the research work on the following themes of the Topical plan for JINR research and international cooperation for the year 2018.

Plenipotentiary representative

The Plenipotentiary representative of the government of the Russian Federation in JINR since March 2017 is Grigory Vladimirovich Trubnikov, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

Grigory Vladimirovich Trubnikov was born on 17 April 1976 in Bratsk, Irkutsk region, USSR. He has been working in the Joint nstitute for Nuclear Research since 1996. He is the leader of the NICA project since 2009. He got his Doctoral degree in Physics and Mathematics “Relativistic heavy ion synchrotron Nuclotron in the accelerator complex NICA” in 2012. He was elected as Full members of the Russian Academy of Sciences on 28 October 2016.

Prime Minister of RF Dmitry Medvedev appointed RAS Academician Grigory Vladimirovich Trubnikov Deputy Minister of Education and Science on 26 January 2017.

Members of the JINR Scientific Council

Mikhail V. Kovalchuk, President, National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute”

Pavel Logatchov, Director, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Victor A. Matveev, – Director of JINR (Dubna).

Valery Rubakov, Chief Researcher, Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Victor Sadovnichy, Rector, M. Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Аlexander Sergeev, President, Russian Academy of Sciences.

National Holidays
  • New Year – 1 January;
  • Orthodox Christmas – 7 January;
  • Defender’s Day – 23 Februar;
  • International Women’s Day – 8 March;
  • Day of Labour and Spring – 1 May;
  • Victory Day – 9 May;
  • Day of Russia – 12 June;
  • National Day of Unity – 4 November;
  • Constitution Day – 12 December.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation