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    Russia suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct04

    Russia suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    Russia has suspended an agreement with the US on the disposal of surplus weapons-grade plutonium, the latest sign of worsening bilateral relations., In a decree, President Vladimir Putin accused the US of creating “a threat to strategic stability, as a result of unfriendly actions” towards Russia. Moscow also set pre-conditions for...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct03

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on weapons-grade plutonium disposal in retaliation for Washington’s “unfriendly actions” amid a wider standoff with the West. The deal, signed in 2000, was meant to allow both nuclear powers to dispose of plutonium from their defence programmes,...

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington
    Oct03

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes with the United States over Ukraine and Syria. The post Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington...

    Russia’s Putin suspends plutonium cleanup accord with U.S. because of ‘unfriendly’ acts
    Oct03

    Russia’s Putin suspends plutonium cleanup accord with U.S. because of ‘unfriendly’ acts

    By Dmitry Solovyov | MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an awarding ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Ivan SekretarevRussian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended an agreement with the United States for disposal of weapons-grade plutonium because of “unfriendly” acts by Washington, the...

    Kim Kardashian flees Paris after robbery: report
    Oct03

    Kim Kardashian flees Paris after robbery: report

    Kim’s bodyguard was nowhere to be found after robbers handcuffed the hotel concierge, who led them to her apartment. ||| Kim Kardashian West has fled Paris after her terrifying ordeal. The reality TV star left the French capital on a private jet on Monday, just hours after she was held at gunpoint in her apartment and had “millions of...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct03

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    Workers load uranium-plutonium mixed oxide civilian fuel made from American military plutonium on a boat heading to the US, at the port in Cherbourg, northern France, on March 22, 2005/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian, Oct 3 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on plutonium disposal, citing...

    eNCA | Russia demands loyalty or silence, say Crimea’s hounded Tatars
    Oct02

    eNCA | Russia demands loyalty or silence, say Crimea’s hounded Tatars

    Crimea’s Muslim Tatars number some 300,000, around 14 percent of the peninsula’s population but estimates suggest up to 40,000 have left since Russia’s annexation. …read more Source:...

    Dutch summon Russian ambassador over MH17 comments
    Oct02

    Dutch summon Russian ambassador over MH17 comments

    The Hague – Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has summoned Russia’s ambassador over “unacceptable” comments by Moscow criticising a report into the downing of flight MH17, officials said on Friday., “Responding to the presentation of the initial findings… spokespersons for the Kremlin and the Russian foreign...

    Plonk or pinot? Try these wine apps
    Oct02

    Plonk or pinot? Try these wine apps

    Elin McCoy samples the latest wine apps for smartphone users and uncorks the good, the bad and the ugly. ||| New York – The new mobile app Wine Ring sounds great: With the help of secret, patented algorithms, it can predict whether or not I’ll like a wine before I buy it. It’s the latest in a series of apps that all swear...

    Campaigns in Syria, Ukraine bolster Russian military image
    Oct01

    Campaigns in Syria, Ukraine bolster Russian military image

    And it’s boom time for businesses that specialise in military-themed goods and clothing. …read more Source: Daily...

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