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

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 feasibility studies into conversion of Russian research reactors to low enriched uranium.
On Monday, President Vladimir Putin suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signalling he is willing to use nuclear... read more

 
5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: Reuters
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