Ze'ev Wolfson was born in 1944 in the USSR. He received a Ph.D
degree in Enviromental Policy from Moscow State University in 1978.
The work The Destruction of Nature in the Soviet Union (under
pseudonym Boris Komarov) was published in 1979 in the West in eight
editions in seven languages. The book was awarded the Gambrinus
European Award (Italy) for best book on ecology in 1983. After the
Chernobyl disaster he focused his interests on the consequences of
developing of nuclear technology, and chemical and biological weapons
in the former Soviet Union and in Russia. The author has published
numerous articles on these subjects. In September 2000 his work
“Syrian-FSU Military Cooperation” was published in NATIV.
1987 he was affiliated with the Mayrock Center for Russian, Eurasian
and Eastern European Research of the Hebrew University as a researcher
and editor of the Environmental Policy Review and from 1998 as
editor of CIS Environmental and Disarmament Yearbook.