Putin suspends participation in key nuclear arms treaty

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2023
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that he is suspending Moscow’s participation in the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States.

Russia will halt its participation in the New START Treaty, Putin announced in a lengthy speech to his country’s parliament, which was dominated by anti-Western rhetoric and featured no sign that he plans to change course on Ukraine where he has waged all-out war for the last year.

“I am forced to announce today that Russia is suspending its participation in the Strategic Arms...

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