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Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
Oct05

Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States as a countermeasure against Washington for imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. The government also said it was terminating for the same reasons an agreement between its nuclear corporation Rosatom and the U.S. Department of Energy on...

Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences
Oct05

Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a boost of Russia’s defences to keep the nation “strong” as he opened the new parliament session amid a fresh upsurge in tensions with the United States. Putin addressed the State Duma after a crushing victory for ruling party United Russia at elections last month that could help smooth the...

Moscow slams growing US ‘pressure’ on its diplomats
Oct05

Moscow slams growing US ‘pressure’ on its diplomats

Relations between Washington and Moscow have dived close to Cold War levels notably following the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea and the conflict in eastern Ukraine while neither country sees eye to eye on how to resolve the war in Syria © AFP/File / Mario TamaMoscow, Russian Federation, Oct 4 – Russia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday...

TIBIM: Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohammed has a fake law degree
Oct05

TIBIM: Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohammed has a fake law degree

Foreign Affairs and International Trade CS Amina Mohamed has a fake law degree, Kenya Today can now authoritatively reveal. Ms. Mohammed’s degree has been a heavily guarded issue within the Uhuru regime which has at times been used to intimidate her particularly when the regime is facing international pressure. Beyond the facade of a...

Tyson Fury: British champ confesses to taking ‘lots of cocaine’
Oct05

Tyson Fury: British champ confesses to taking ‘lots of cocaine’

Tyson Fury has confessed to using cocaine and drinking heavily to help him deal with depression in the last few months Britain’s world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has been drinking and using cocaine to help him deal with depression, he told Rolling Stone magazine in an interview released on Tuesday.”I’ve been out...

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 suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington
Oct03

Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington

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. Starting in the last years of the Cold War, Russia and the United States signed a series of...

Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal with U.S.
Oct03

Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal with U.S.

President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. A strain in ties between the former Cold War rivals has escalated in recent weeks followed the collapse of a...

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...

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