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Joint Statement by President Barack Obama of the United States of America and President Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Cooperation
  White House transcript; JRL #2009-126, July 6, 2009.
FACT SHEET: The Joint Understanding for the START Follow-on TreatyWhite House transcript; JRL #2009-126, July 6, 2009.
Obama, Medvedev Will Cut Stockpiles
By Nikolaus von Twickel, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2009-126, July 6, 2009. 
Joint Statement by Dmitry A. Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, and Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, on Missile Defense Issues
White House transcript; JRL #2009-126, July 6, 2009.
Russian pundits link new START treaty to US missile defence in Europe
From Interfax; JRL #2009-121, July 1, 2009. 
Russia must avoid nuke cuts that could harm security - analyst
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-121, July 1, 2009. 
Moscow hopes Russian-U.S. arms deal on track
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-120, June 30, 2009.  
Russian Military Weakness Increases Importance of Strategic Nuclear Forces
By Pavel Felgenhauer, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #2009-110, June 12, 2009.  
Russia hopes to reach missile defense agreement with U.S. - diplomat   
From Interfax; JRL #2009-107, June 11, 2009.
Finished From the START
By Michael Bohm, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2009-109, June 11, 2009.
Gates Hopeful of Missile Defense Progress at US-Russia Summit    
From
Voice of America; JRL #2009-108, June 10, 2009.
Russia to improve missile defense penetration capability by 2016    
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-108, June 10, 2009.
Russia rules out nuclear arms cut while U.S. shield plans unclear   
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-105, June 5, 2009.
Strategic arms deal may be drafted before Obama visit - Kremlin   
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-102, June 2, 2009.
Only 8 Russian strategic submarines are combat-ready - analyst  
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-101, June 1, 2009.
 
U.S. Diplomat Flies In for Key Nuclear Talks
By Nikolaus von Twickel, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2009-92, May 18, 2009.
New arms treaty between Russia, USA would meet security interests of sides - general 
From Interfax; JRL 2009-92, May 18, 2009.
Russian Expert Optimistic on Prospect of START Talks 
From Interfax; JRL 2009-92, May 18, 2009.
Linkage is everything in Russian-US nuclear talks
By Anna Arutunyan, from The Moscow News; JRL 2009-88, May 12, 2009.   
Russia waits for U.S. proposals on stored nuclear warheads - Lavrov
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-88, May 12, 2009.   
Russia rules out cuts to nuclear deterrent budget
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-85, May 7, 2009.
Treaty with Obama?
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-85, May 7, 2009.
U.S. is ready to discuss proposal on using Gabala radar as part of global missile shield - U.S. ambassador
From Interfax; JRL #2009-79, April 28, 2009.
Russia, U.S. to hold full-scale arms reduction talks in mid-May 
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-77, April 24, 2009.
Russia's Nuclear Dilemma
By Brian Whitmore, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #2009-71, April 16, 2009.
Washington postpones European ABM plans
From Interfax; JRL #2009-58, March 24, 2009.
Russia hopes for compromise on security with USA - PM's press secretary
From Interfax; JRL #2009-57, March 23, 2009.
Russia, U.S. could agree new START treaty by December - Moscow
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2009-56, March 20, 2009.
New treaty to replace START should limit both warheads, means of delivery - Medvedev
From Interfax; JRL #2009-47, March 7, 2009.
Russia awaiting US ABM proposals, is ready for discussion - PM's press secretary
From Interfax; JRL #2009-46, March 6, 2009.
Russian pundits say signing of new START treaty in 2009 unlikely
From Interfax; JRL #2009-46, March 6, 2009.
Russian Information Ministry: Iran cannot be swapped for missile defense
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2008-45, March 5, 2009.
Russia ready to drop Iskander plans if U.S. scraps missile shield
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-43, March 3, 2009.
Russia can launch ICBMs at minute's notice - missile forces chief
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-29, Feb. 11, 2009.
Russia ready for new arms reduction talks with U.S. - Lavrov
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-28, Feb. 10, 2009.
Reducing nuclear threat: necessary conditions
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-26, Feb. 6, 2009.
Missile bargaining: Iskanders for missile defense
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-21, Jan. 30, 2009.
Moscow says offer to U.S. on joint radar use still stands
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-234, Dec. 29, 2009.
Russia's withdrawal from treaty on medium, shorter range missiles will benefit NATO - expert
From Interfax; JRL #2008-233, Dec. 26, 2008.
Russia concerned by US position on START- deputy foreign minister
From Interfax; JRL #2008-231, Dec. 22, 2008.
Russia expects constructive talks with U.S. on START-1 Treaty
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-228, Dec. 17, 2008.
U.S. may invite Russian specialists to work at anti-missile defense sites in Eastern Europe - U.S. diplomat
From Interfax; JRL #2008-227, Dec. 16, 2008.
World unprepared to fully get rid of nuclear arms - Lavrov
From Interfax; JRL #2008-223, Dec. 10, 2008.
Russia awaits formal proposals on U.S. missile shield-top brass
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-214, Nov. 21, 2008.
Moscow says Western reaction to missile plans in Kaliningrad 'appropriate'
From Interfax; JRL #2008-208, Nov. 13, 2008.
Compromise on U.S. missile shield possible - Kremlin source
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-207, Nov. 12, 2008.
The return of missile diplomacy: Missile diplomacy is now back in full swing as Russia pledges to deploy new missiles in its westernmost region
By Sergei Blagov, from Swiss government-funded ISN Security Watch; JRL #2008-207, Nov. 17, 2008.
Iskander systems will only be deployed, if U.S. missile shield appears in Europe - diplomat
From Interfax; JRL #2008-205, Nov. 10, 2008.
Russia, U.S. may sign new START treaty in mid-2009
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-203, Nov. 7, 2008.
Russian response to U.S. ABM is not negative message to Obama - expert
From Interfax; JRL #2008-203, Nov. 7, 2008.
Obama may freeze Europe missile shield deals - Russian analyst
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-140, Aug. 1, 2008.
Russia's New Strategy
From Robert Brannon; JRL #2008-141, Aug. 4, 2008.
Russia prioritizes nuclear triad, hi-tech weaponry in future wars
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-140, Aug. 1, 2008.
Most Russians oppose missile shield in East Europe - poll
From Interfax; JRL #2008-140, Aug. 1, 2008.
Armed With Nukes and a Vague Plan
By Simon Saradzhyan, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2008-134, July 20, 2008.
Re: Debate on the US-Czech agreement
From Andrei Liakhov; JRL #2008-131, July 14, 2008.
Russia's Military Potential Sufficient To Respond To U.S. Missile Defense Plans - Federation Council Members
From Interfax; JRL #2008-129, July 9, 2008.
Pro-Kremlin pundit moots Russian response to US-Czech missile defence pact, declares Russia will target U.S.-European missile defense
From Interfax; JRL #2008-129, July 9, 2008.
Russian Pundit Says Deployment Of MD Elements In Europe Evidence U.S. Sees Russia As Threat
From Interfax; JRL #2008-129, July 9, 2008.
Russian information agency: U.S. missile shield in Europe bad for all sides
From Interfax; JRL #2008-109, June 4, 2008.
What kind of nuclear forces does Russia need?
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-126, July 3, 2008.
Growing Russia-U.S. mutual understanding on missile defense - U.S.diplomat
From Interfax; JRL #2008-109, June 4, 2008.
Russia will continue missile defense talks with U.S., but will respond to unilateral steps - Medvedev
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-105, May 29, 2008.
Russian strategic bombers patrol Arctic, Atlantic oceans
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-100, May 21, 2008.
Russian strategic bombers conduct 20-hr patrol over Arctic Ocean
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-95, May 14, 2008.
Russia's president urges strategic missile forces development
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-96, May 15, 2008.
Russia's missile defense systems: past, present and future
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-95, May 15, 2008.
Correction to May 6 Interfax piece (Item #33 in List 2008 #88) [re: Ambassador Burns, Missile Defense]
From Elizabeth K. Horst; JRL #2008-89, May 7, 2008.
Medvedev handed control of Russia's nuclear weapons
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-89, May 7, 2008.
U.S. wants to allay Russia's concerns about proposed missile shield inEurope - ambassador
From Interfax; JRL #2008-88, May 6, 2008.
Putin speaks for new international security, disarmament deals
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-Special Edition, April 22, 2008.
Russia's concerns over U.S. missile shield plans may be soothed -Foreign Minister Lavrov
From Interfax; JRL #2008-78, April 17, 2008.
Richard Rhodes' book on the nuclear arms race asks who stood to gain from a climate of fear.
By Kate Brown, from "Context" by The Moscow Times; JRL #2008-74, April 11, 2008.
START Aggregate Numbers of Strategic Offensive Arms
State Department Fact Sheet; JRL Archive Special, April 1, 2008.
Should Russia Strike a Deal With Bush?
From Russia Profile, featuring Vladimir Frolov, Stephan Blank, James Jatras, Andrei Liakhov, Edward Lozansky, Anthony Salvia; JRL #2008-65, March 31, 2008.
Compromise On Missile Defense Between Russia, U.S. Realistic - Analyst
From Interfax; JRL 2008-60, March 20, 2008.
Russia to show off bombers and ICBMs at Victory Day parade
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2008-49, March 5, 2008.
    

On US-Russia relations/ re JRL #46
From Jack Matlock; JRL #2008-47, March 3, 2008.

    

Russia could aim rockets at European missile shield - Putin
From Interfax; JRL #2008-32, Feb. 14, 2008.

Polish PM: No 'Definitive Decision' Made On Missile Defenses
From Interfax; JRL #2008-26, Feb. 6, 2008.
Russia may use nuclear arms if attacked by nuclear power - former premier
From Interfax; JRL #2008-22, Jan. 31, 2008.
Russia to have 50 silo-based Topol-M ICBM systems by end of 2008
By Anatoly Gorev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2008-7, Jan. 10, 2008.
Russian Customs Foil 850 Attempts to Smuggle Radioactive Materials in 2007
From Interfax; JRL #2008-2, Jan. 2, 2008.
Russia ready to consider possible US trust-building proposals on ABM
From Interfax; JRL #2007-259, Dec. 19, 2007.
U.S. Drops 5 Proposals In Missile Talks With Russia - Ministry
From Interfax; JRL #2007-257, Dec. 17, 2007.
Collective security: dusting off old cliches
By Alexander Khramchikhin, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-257, Dec. 17, 2007.
Russia may deploy new-generation ballistic missiles by 2017
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-256, Dec. 14, 2007.
U.S. House authorizes $178 million for Russian nuclear safety
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-255, Dec. 13, 2007.
Russia, U.S. call on all countries to join INF Treaty
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-223, Oct. 29, 2007.
Moscow seeks missile defense talks in Russia-NATO council
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-215, Oct. 15, 2007.
Russia and the United States adamant on ABM in Europe
By Pyotr Goncharov, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-213, Oct. 11, 2007.
Russian-U.S. missile defense talks to be held in Moscow Oct. 12
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-202, Sept. 26, 2007.
U.S. Skeptical About Gabala Radar Because It Does Not Monitor Russian Territory - Lavrov
From Interfax; JRL #2007-Special Edition, Sept. 24, 2007.
Russia loses Gabala opening  
By Pyotr Goncharov, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-201, Sept. 21, 2007.
GENERAL DECLARES RUSSIAN NUKES SECURE
By Pavel Felgenhauer, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #2007-200, Sept. 20, 2007.
Joint U.S. Department of State - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Nuclear Risk Reduction Center
State.Gov media note; JRL #2007-198, Sept. 18, 2007.
Azerbaijan: U.S., Russian Experts Arrive For Missile-Defense Talks
By Chloe Arnold , from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL 2007-198, Sept. 18, 2007.
Russian Analyst: New Cold War, Arms Race Possible
From Interfax; JRL #2007-194, Sept. 12, 2007.
Russia, U.S. disagree on new arms deal - Foreign Ministry
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-194, Sept. 12, 2007.
Gabala radar: security test for the U.S.
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-193, Sept. 11, 2007.
Russia, U.S. agree to continue missile defense talks - Putin
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-191, Sept. 7, 2007.
Russia, U.S. can agree on missile defense and CFE - Lavrov
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-190, Sept. 6, 2007.
Russia says NATO jets escort its bombers on long-range patrols
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-190, Sept. 6, 2007.
Russian strategic bombers to begin patrols Sep. 6 - Air Force
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-189, Sept. 5, 2007.
Russian-U.S. Joint Use Of Gabala Radar May Hurt Azeri Interests - Iranian Diplomat
From Interfax; JRL 2007-189, Sept. 5, 2007.
Russian-U.S. talks on START-I to be held in Rome in Sept.
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-185, Aug. 30, 2007.
Senior Russian senator hopeful about USA abandoning missile defence plans
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-181, Aug. 24, 2007.
Strategic bomber patrols not "saber rattling" - Russian AF
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-179, Aug. 22, 2007.
Russia issues fresh warning to Czech Republic over radar plans
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-178, Aug. 21, 2007.
Russia's strategic aviation holds tactical exercises in Arctic
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-170, Aug. 8, 2007.
U.S. refusal to prolong START-1 fatal mistake - Russian experts
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-167, Aug. 2, 2007.
Russia, U.S. to hold at least 2 rounds of missile shield talks before Oct. reports 
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-164, July 30, 2007.
Russia, U.S. to hold at least 2 rounds of missile shield talks before Oct. reports 
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-164, July 30, 2007.
Russia offers NATO strategic missile defense partnership -official 
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-162, July 26, 2007.
SOVIET-STYLE VEIL OF SECRECY HIDES RUSSIAN MISSILE FAILURES
By Pavel Felgenhauer, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #2007-161, July 25, 2007.
Russia upbeat on upcoming Washington ABM talks  
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-161, July 25, 2007.
Many Provisions Of START Treaty Remain Topical - Diplomat
From Interfax; JRL #2007-160, July 24, 2007.
Does Europe Need Protection?
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-158, July 20, 2007.
Current nuclear threat worse than during Cold War - U.S. expert
By Yevgeny Primakov, from The Moscow News; JRL #2007-158, July 20, 2007.
Russia proposes drafting simpler START arms treaty
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-157, July 18, 2007.
Azerbaijan: where Cold War enemies can become friends
By Sergei Markedonov, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-151, July 10, 2007.
RUSSIA WARNS OF MISSILE FORWARD-DEPLOYMENT IN KALININGRAD REGION
By Vladimir Socor, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #2007-149, July 6, 2007.
Putin's new ABM offer feasible if US drops missile plans for Europe - source
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-147, July 3, 2007.
NATO ready to discuss new proposals with Moscow - source
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-147, July 3, 2007.
Russian pundits divided over success of Putin-Bush ABM discussions
From
Interfax; JRL #2007-147, July 3, 2007.
U.S. wants to go it alone on missile defense
By Pyotr Goncharov, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-143, June 28, 2007.
Russians Back Putin's Offer To Use Gabala Radar Together With U.S. - Poll
From Interfax; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
Russia says it hopes for missile defense agreement with U.S.
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
Russia To Respond To U.S. NMD In Europe 'At Strategic Level' - Lavrov
From Interfax; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
Moscow expects clear response to Gabala radar offer - Kislyak
From Interfax; JRL #2007-138, June 21, 2007.
Russian envoy says Qabala radar proposal "viewed favourably" by NATO
From Interfax; JRL #2007-137, June 19, 2007.
A Disarming Proposal
Is Putin's Offer of Gabala Just Another Move in a Complex Game?

By Georgy Bovt, from Russia Profile; JRL #2007-135, June 15, 2007.
Putin's Surprise
From Russia Profile, featuring Vladimir Frolov, Stephen Blank, Ethan S. Burger, Eugene Kolesnikov, Andrei Liakhov, Nicolai Petro, Vlad Sobell, Andrei Tsygankov, Andrei Zagorski, Alexander Khramchikhin; JRL #2007-135, June 15, 2007.
Gabala: an alluring but impractical offer
By
Alexander Khramchikhin, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-135, June 15, 2007.
NATO members eager to analyze Putin's Gabala radar proposal - diplomat
From Interfax; JRL #2007-133, June 13, 2007.
Gabala Radar's Environmental Effect Calls For More Thorough Research - Azeri Academy Of Sciences Head
From Interfax; JRL #2007-133, June 13, 2007.
Expert: USA is constructing its own radar system in South Caucasus
From
Regnum.Ru; JRL #2007-133, June 13, 2007.
President Bush Meets with President Vladimir Putin of Russia
From WhiteHouse.gov; JRL #2007-130, June 10, 2007.
Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Steve Hadley
From WhiteHouse.gov; JRL #2007-130, June 10, 2007.
Putin's proposal to share radar with USA is "event of the decade" - MP
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-130, June 10, 2007.
Russia: Is Putin's Azerbaijan Radar Proposal Serious?
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-130, June 10, 2007.
Will America agree to swap ABM systems?
By Viktor Safonov, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-130, June 10, 2007.
Gabala radar can detect cruise missiles, ICBMs - Ivanov
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-130, June 10, 2007.
Russia hopes for US readiness to professionally discuss antimissile shield
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-128, June 6, 2007.
Russia must rely on efficient weapons not to lose in arms race - pundit
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-127, June 5, 2007.
Russia/U.S.: Analysts Say New Arms Race Unlikely
By Luke Allnutt, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #2007-124, June 1, 2007.
Tuesday's missile tests response to U.S. AMD plans, non-compliance with CFE treaty - Putin
From Interfax; JRL #2007-123, May 31, 2007.