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Russia says no to US-funded disarmament effort | The AP via Boston.com

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Wednesday it had no intention to automatically extend a 20-year old deal with the United States helping secure the nation’s nuclear stockpiles, a move that comes amid a growing isolationist streak in Kremlin policy.

Under the 1992 program initiated by Sens. Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar, the U.S. has provided billions of dollars in equipment and know-how to help Russia and its ex-Soviet neighbors deal with Soviet nuclear legacy.

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