According to the State Department, the treaty “is designed to enhance mutual understanding and confidence by giving all participants, regardless of size, a direct role in gathering information through aerial imaging on military forces and activities of concern to them.”
US president hails Sunday’s Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap and pledges support for Normandy format talks.
Defense, foreign ministers met annually until Crimea invasion.
As many as 60,000 people attend an authorized protest in Moscow on Aug. 10, 2019, to demand authorities allow opposition candidates to run in upcoming city council elections.
French President Emmanuel Macron says it’s time for Europe to reach out to Russia — to keep it in the Western fold, check its global ambitions and avoid being caught in the middle of a new Cold War.
US president argues Putin should be included in discussions on Iran, Syria and North Korea.
Russia’s state weather and environment monitoring agency on Monday released new details about a brief spike in radioactivity following a mysterious explosion at the navy’s testing range that has been surrounded by secrecy and fueled fears of increased radiation levels.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response.
News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly.
Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari reports officials are concerned that the sarcophagus covering nuclear material at Chernobyl in the Ukraine is on the verge of collapse.