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    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...

    What Ukraine Can Learn From Germany’s Cold War Divisions
    Oct03

    What Ukraine Can Learn From Germany’s Cold War Divisions

    Post-war Germany once faced the same challenges Ukraine does today. Here’s how it beat them. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with U.S.; State Dept. suspends bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with U.S.; State Dept. suspends bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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. Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a reserve for wild horses near the Urals city of...

    Russia: High-ranking Ukrainian Spy Arrested
    Oct03

    Russia: High-ranking Ukrainian Spy Arrested

    Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday it had arrested a senior Ukrainian intelligence officer for gathering secret information about Russian defense and security bodies. Ties between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014, when, after a popular uprising toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russian president, Russia annexed the Crimea...

    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...

    US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria, as Russia suspends plutonium treaty
    Oct03

    US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria, as Russia suspends plutonium treaty

    Faced with a truce in Syria that never truly took hold, the US suspends talks with Russia regarding the deal; Russia also decides to air out its grievances against the US, suspending their plutonium disarmament treaty over disputes regarding Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    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 Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct03

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US

    President Vladimir Putin has 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 …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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. Russia said last year it had started up a plant that produces mixed-oxide commercial nuclear...

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria

    The U.S. is suspending Syria cease-fire talks with Russia, citing Moscow’s and Damascus’ continued military attacks against civilian targets. “This is not a decision that was taken lightly,” U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement. Though Washington “spared no effort” in trying to...