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Kazakhstan reels from impact of nuclear tests, 20 years on

Kazakhstan reels from impact of nuclear tests, 20 years on

SEMEY, Kazakhstan — The 79-year-old Yevdokia Matushkina struggles to remember. Her memories often fail her.Except one. Sitting in her tiny room at a home for...

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New US-Russia Arms Race? Battle Lines Grow Over Missile Defense.

New US-Russia Arms Race? Battle Lines Grow Over Missile Defense.

Moscow’s previously troubled relations with NATO have improved greatly over the past two years, but the sleeping elephant in the room – the widening gap...

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Mandatory Reporting of Nuclear Weapons Shows the U.S. Has One-Third More Deployed Nuclear Weapons Than Russia

Mandatory Reporting of Nuclear Weapons Shows the U.S. Has One-Third More Deployed Nuclear Weapons Than Russia

The United States has 30 per cent more deployed long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads than former Cold War foe Russia, according to new data released...

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“Old Thinking” Dominates Antimissile Deadlock: U.S. Official

“Old Thinking” Dominates Antimissile Deadlock: U.S. Official

A top Obama administration national security official said Russia and the United States are struggling to move beyond “old thinking” to resolve a long-running...

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Russia-US nuclear arms deal – a step towards a nuke-free future

Russia-US nuclear arms deal – a step towards a nuke-free future

A new strategic arms reduction treaty between Russia and the United States (START) is likely to become the starting point for a non-nuclear future. Russian and American...

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The Human Cost of Soviet Nuclear Tests

The Human Cost of Soviet Nuclear Tests

In his documentary After the Apocalypse, director Antony Butts visits Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan, home to a Soviet-era weapon test site where 456 nuclear tests were...

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Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity Reason 9: Simultaneous Alignment of All the Stakeholders

Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity Reason 9: Simultaneous Alignment of All the Stakeholders

Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity Top Ten Reasons Why a World Free of Nuclear Weapons is Now Achievable By Nathan Pyles Simultaneous Alignment of All the Stakeholders             It...

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Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity Reason 8: Thank You Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev

Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity Reason 8: Thank You Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev

Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity Top Ten Reasons Why a World Free of Nuclear Weapons is Now Achievable By Nathan Pyles Thank You Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev President...

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