The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty is being implemented as planned, US Secretary of State John Kerry says in the article published in the Foreign Policy weekly. Today marks three years since President Barack Obama and the then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the new START in Prague.
April 8th marks the third anniversary of the signing of the START III Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty by the United States and Russia. The START III Treaty was signed by Presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama in Prague on April 8th 2010. Ten months later – on February 5th 2011 – the Treaty entered into force, ratified by the US Congress and the Russian Federal Assembly. The ratification process took nearly as long as the preparation of the treaty.
April 8th marks the third anniversary of signing the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) between Russia and United States. The document replaced the 1991 START Treaty that expired in December 2009.
April 8 marks the 3rd anniversary of the signing of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, also known as START-3. Signed by then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart Barack Obama in Prague on April 8, 2010, the document stipulates limiting both sides’ deployed strategic warheads to 1,550 and deployed strategic delivery systems to 700. The treaty came into effect in February 2011 and is set to last at least until 2021. Experts say that the signing of START-3 became the first serious result of the “reset” of relations between Moscow and Washington.
The US Department of State has published a report assessing America’s and Russia’s nuclear weapon stockpiles.
Russia-NATO Council’s working group on control over armament, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction has held a new meeting in Brussels. Sergei Koshelev, director of the Russian Defense Ministry's department for international military cooperation, who took part in this meeting, has given an interview to the Voice of Russia.
The number of suspects arrested by British counter-terrorism police over the killing of a soldier in London has risen to seven. Police have made three more arrests in the brutal killing of British soldier Lee Rigby, Metropolitan Police said. The men, in their 20s, were arrested Saturday evening and are being held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, police said.
A French soldier patrolling a business area of western Paris was stabbed in the neck on Saturday by a man who quickly fled the scene and was still being sought, a police source said.
An emergency medical flight has airlifted to Moscow from Dagestan the 3 people wounded as a result of the terrorist act in Makhachkala.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem landed in Baghdad on Sunday on an unannounced visit for talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a senior government official said.
President Vladimir Putin will attend an informal meeting of leaders of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) countries on Tuesday, May 28 in Bishkek.
The United States will start training Afghan personnel after 2014, U.S. Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller has said.
A 17-year-old student has been arrested in the U.S. state of Oregon on charges of storing six homemade explosive devices, the NBC television reports.
Pope Francis on Sunday visited a Rome parish for the first time, choosing a church on the outskirts of the city after his call for clergymen to take God's message to the "fringes" of society.
The staff at the Japan Atomic Power continued their laboratory experiment even after receiving a radioactive leak warning signal, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement.
Two Russian participants in the Let’s bike it! project aimed at promoting cycling sports are cycling their way through Colombia on a 12,000-km bike ride across South America.
Famous film-maker Pyotr Todorovsky will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow near first Russian President Boris Yeltsin and cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich, first secretary of the Russian Film-Makers Union Sergei Lazaruk told Interfax on Monday.
A medical examination has confirmed that the driver who ran over three cyclists on Saturday at the Exhibition Center in Moscow was drunk, reported RIA Novosti with reference to a spokesperson for the press service of the capital’s Ministry of the Interior office.
Brazil said Saturday it plans to cancel $900 million (700 million euro) worth of debt in 12 African countries, as part of a broader strategy to boost ties with the continent.
Lebanese banks in Cyprus have wired over $1.2 billion in deposits back to Lebanon in the last two weeks, the Daily Star wrote Saturday.
The European Union will emerge from the current crisis stronger than before if the EU governments pursue their previously set agendas and discard their self-serving interests.
On Thursday, the Japanese stock market experienced its biggest one-day plunge since 2011 caused by an earthquake coupled with a giant tsunami. This time, the cause of the crash had nothing to do with a natural disaster.
Bitcoin, the digital cryptocurrency, is starting to attract the attention of the US government. It seems that the American authorities would like to destroy the digital currency before it could become a widespread alternative to the US dollar.
David Cameron's woes are continuing this week with plans to legalize same-sex marriage to be debated in Parliament today and tomorrow. The issue is hugely divisive, not least within the Tory Party which seems to have been in open rebellion in the last couple of weeks over everything from the E.U. to the next election. And on Sunday 34 current and former local party chairmen delivered a letter to Downing Street opposing the policy as "flawed, un-Conservative and costing us dearly in votes and membership". Gay marriage is causing a heated row across the political and public spheres.
In Serbia, a bear has attacked a sheep herd but was killed by a herder, local media report.
Monsanto, the biotechnology giant for genetically engineering agriculture and food, is under fire of the harsh criticism: millions of activists around the world step up on the streets against it.
“Rutchenko told me how he destroyed the scull of a prisoner by shooting him directly in the face. I remember his words that ‘the German guns are much better than the Soviet ones’”. A journalist from the Voice of Russia radio station in Moscow exposes a war criminal. A now deceased Paris resident Nicholas Rutchenko personally took part in executions of the civilian population during World War II and was directly involved in the murder of Jews in the notorious German Auschwitz concentration camp. Rutchenko died just days before the publication of this article without atoning for his numerous war crimes.