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U.S.-Russian Nuclear Arms Control Watch

U.S.-Russian Nuclear Arms Control Watch

This occasional publication tracked and analyzed the latest developments surrounding U.S.-Russian arms control and strategic stability, including news on negotiations and the status of key agreements. It has been superseded by the Nuclear Disarmament Monitor.

  • U.S., Russia Extend New START for Five Years
    February 5, 2021

    The United States and Russia extend New START for five years. Moscow announced it started domestic procedures to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty but will reconsider if Washington returns to the agreement.

  • Fate of New START Hinges on Biden
    December 17, 2020

    Future of New START likely rests on the incoming Biden administration. U.S. Army selects two missiles to serve as the basis for conventional INF-range capability. United States completes withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty.

  • U.S., Russia Disagree on Prospect for Arms Control Deal
    October 15, 2020

    The Trump administration again shifts its arm control framework deal with Russia. Congressional and international support for New START continues to grow. States-parties of the Open Skies Treaty gather for review conference.

  • U.S. Shifts Arms Control Strategy with Russia
    September 17, 2020

    The United States shifts its strategy on arms control with Russia, while China continues to decline to join trilateral talks. Support for an extension of New START remains strong. The United States is moving rapidly to deploy missiles previously banned by the INF Treaty.

  • U.S.-Russian Arms Control Working Groups Meet
    August 5, 2020

    U.S. and Russian delegations meet in Vienna to discuss space security and nuclear arms control. States-parties to the Open Skies Treaty move forward with figuring out how the treaty will work following U.S. likely official withdrawal in November. U.S. Space Command says Russia tested an anti-satellite weapon.