30 years after START II treaty, what’s left of Russia -US nuclear arms control?
03 January 2023 | 1:25 pm
Thirty years ago, the United States and Russia agreed to reduce and limit their nuclear weapons and signed the START II treaty. Today, with a war raging in Ukraine, all hopes for disarmament seem to have been shattered.
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