Obama's Nuclear Push Moscow Fears Loss of World Power Status

A world without nuclear weapons? It's a nearly inconceivable scenario for the Kremlin, even if its arsenal costs Russia billions each year. Since the break-up of the Soviet Union, the country has suffered a major drop in influence. Now it's doing all it can to cling to the geopolitical power it has left.
Russian President Putin is unlikely to show enthusiasm for Obama's push for disarmament.

Russian President Putin is unlikely to show enthusiasm for Obama's push for disarmament.

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