Putin snubs U.S on nuclear weapons inspections | New START treaty explained
Russia suspended U.S. inspections of nuclear arsenals under a pivotal treaty. For the first time, U.S inspections halted under the 'New START' arms control treaty. Russian Foreign Ministry accused U.S of seeking 'to create unilateral advantages'. The ministry stated U.S depriving Russia of the right to carry out inspections on American soil. Russia indicated it had become hard to carry out U.S inspections due to sanctions.