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    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington
    Oct04

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an awarding ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on September 22, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: 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...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct04

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of US-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin suspends 2010 agreement to clean up weapons-grade plutonium with U.S.
    Oct04

    Putin suspends 2010 agreement to clean up weapons-grade plutonium with U.S.

    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 […] The post...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S. on disposing weapons-grade plutonium. White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct04

    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 defense programmes,...

    Recent clashes halt weapon withdrawal plan in East Ukraine
    Oct04

    Recent clashes halt weapon withdrawal plan in East Ukraine

    Clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russians in the east of Ukraine have derailed plans for the pullback of heavy weapons. …read more Source:...

    Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 probe findings
    Oct04

    Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 probe findings

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday summoned the Dutch ambassador to complain over the findings of a criminal probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 that said the missile used to shoot it down was brought in from Russia. The Boeing 777 passenger jet was blown out of the sky on July 17, 2014 over war-torn eastern Ukraine killing all 298 on board,...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct04

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    MOSCOW: 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...

    Canada donates $8.1 for Ukrainian police reform
    Oct04

    Canada donates $8.1 for Ukrainian police reform

    Canada will provide the government of Ukraine with up to $8.1 million in new funding to support the country’s new police force, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion announced over the weekend. Dion made the announcement in Regina while attending the Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians to celebrate a triple anniversary: the 75th...

    U.S.-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    U.S.-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama extends his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) WASHINGTON—Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over...