US-Russia Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia formally exits from Open Skies pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a law formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty, after United States withdrew from pact in 2020. Key Points Open Skies Treaty is an international treaty that allow nations to collect information on one another’s military forces to increase transparency. United States withdrew from pact in November 2020 after ..

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US- Russia Open Skies Treaty

US administration led by Biden, does not seek to re-join Open Skies Treaty with Russia. Highlights The treaty is a key arms control agreement, that allowed US and Russia to fly surveillance aircraft over their military facilities According to US administration, US does not seek to renter the pact because of Russia’s failure to comply ..

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S-400 Triumf SA-21 Growler

The Russian Government has agreed to deliver the first regimental set of S-400 Triumf SA-21 Growler Air Defence System to India. India and Russia have signed a 5.43 billion USD contract on the defence system. The NATO reporting name of the defence system is SA-21 Growler. About S-400 Triumf SA-21 Growler It is a long-range ..

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New START Treaty

The US President Joe Biden recently proposed to extend New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) Treaty by five years. Russia has welcomed the proposal. Key Features of New START Treaty The New START Treaty was signed between United States and Russia in 2010 in Prague (capital of Czech Republic). It entered into force in 2011. ..

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Open Skies Treaty

Russia recently announced that it is withdrawing from the “Open Skies Treaty”. The treaty allows the signatories to carry out unarmed surveillance flights over each other’s territories. In 2020, the US announced that it is to leave the Open Skies Treaty. Open Skies Treaty The Open Skies Treaty was signed in 1992 after the Disintegration ..

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