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Russia hints it may return to Open Skies Treaty if US does
Moscow announced last month that it would leave the Open Skies Treaty following the U.S. departure from the pact last year.
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US sees ‘important progress’ in Helsinki nuclear arms talks
Monday’s talks are thought to have focused on producing a new agreement to replace, or to extend, the New START treaty that expires in February.
Russia’s foreign minister mocks intel on bounties to Taliban for killing American troops
Russia’s top diplomat on Friday dismissed U.S. intelligence information alleging that Moscow offered bounties to the Taliban for killing American soldiers as a product of election year politics in Washington.
Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes
The crisis in Venezuela has been thrust to the top of a list of long-simmering spats between the United States and Russia, with both sides entrenched in diametrically opposed positions from which they are unwilling to retreat.
Russia puts deep roots in Syria, warns West against meddling
The same day that Russian diplomats struck a deal with Turkey over a demilitarized zone in Syria’s last rebel-run region, dozens of Russian businessmen were flying home from Damascus, contracts in hand for trade with a postwar Syria.
By Angela Charlton, The Associated Press