Russia President B.N. Yeltsin signs a directive "On Termination of Nuclear Weapons Testing at Novaya Zemlya Test Range".

Blog entries: Nunn-Lugar Program


The Nunn-Lugar agreement should be replaced by a new, 10-year Russian-American program, except this time it should be considerably smaller in terms of financing and number of projects. Presidents Putin and Obama will meet on the side of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in September. In the six months between now and the meeting, both sides potentially have time to prepare a comparable agreement.