Russia

Thalif Deen, IPS News
Every nuclear power is spending millions to upgrade their arsenals, experts say. (Photo: National Nuclear Security Administration/CC-BY-ND-2.0)
As a new cold war between the United States and Russia picks up steam, the nuclear threat is in danger of escalating – perhaps far beyond political rhetoric. Randy Riddel, a former senior political affairs officer with the U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) told IPS he pities the general public. “Nuclear strategy has become a cockpit of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Russian President Vladimir Putin was willing to ready Russia's nuclear arsenal...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Even as some U.S. and European officials urged the Obama administration not to...