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2021-01-27T19:00:01+00:00

Russian parliament extends New Start nuclear treaty with US

Russian parliament extends New Start nuclear treaty with US
President Barack Obama attends a New START Treaty meeting hosted by Vice President Joe Biden in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Nov. 18, 2010. Credit: The White House from Washington, DC, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Duma, Russia's lower house of Parliament, has voted to ratify an extension of the New Start nuclear arms control treaty by five years, one of the last major pacts between Russia and the US.

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