As arms control talks between Washington and Moscow are set to begin in Cairo in late November, let's take a look at the history of arms control agreements between the two nuclear powers.
Russia says it is "temporarily" stopping on-site inspections, pointing to Western sanctions and rising coronavirus infections in the Unites States.
US President Joe Biden tells ABC News in an interview that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “soulless … killer” and will face consequences for directing efforts to swing the 2020 US presidential election for Donald Trump.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Washington would use the five years of the New START treaty's renewal to pursue limits on all of Russia's nuclear weapons.
The pact, which is set to expire next week, regulates the amount of strategic nuclear weapons that Kremlin and Washington can deploy. Once signed by President Vladimir Putin, the deal will be extended for five years.
The New START deal, which was signed in 2010 and expires in February, limits the numbers of strategic nuclear warheads, missiles and bombers that Russia and the United States can deploy.
The shutdown, which technically started at midnight, was the second this year under Republican President Donald Trump.
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