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Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty with US

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday (Jun 6) Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global...

Russia warns could halt foreign arms checks

Russia is considering halting foreign inspections of its strategic weapons arsenal, including nuclear-capable missiles, in response to "threats" from the West over the...

US dismantles last big Cold War nuclear bomb

Technicians in Texas closed a chapter on the Cold War on Tuesday, dismantling the oldest, biggest and most powerful nuclear bomb in the US...

US has ‘nuclear superiority’ over Russia

Data published by the U.S. Department of State on Tuesday indicates that the United States has some 300 more deployed nuclear weapons than Russia. According...

US, Russia nuclear arsenal data released

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

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia's nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out...

Russia may take action over US missile shield

Russia's deputy defense minister has said action could be taken if the United States deploys its new missile defense system near Russia's borders. In a...

Russia, US begin data exchange under New START

The United States and Russia have begun exchanging information on their nuclear stockpiles under a new U.S.-Russian arms reduction treaty, a senior U.S. official...

START Treaty won’t keep Russia from developing Bulava missiles

The New START arms reduction treaty will not shift Russia's plans to continue developing Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) and Yars RS-24 missiles, Deputy...

Russia to continue developing missile defense system

Russia will go forward with plans to develop its own missile defense system after the ratification of a strategic arms reduction treaty with the...