Post Tagged with: "Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty"

July 16, 2010 09:14

Moscow pledges Tehran oil products – against US embargo

So much for that reset button or that sell out on the START treaty or that sell out on missile defense. Countering the new US embargo on petroleum and oil distillates embargo on Iran, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko and Iranian Oil Minister Masud Mir-Kazemi Wednesday, July 14 signed a series of far-reaching energy-related agreements, including a deal to sell Tehran Russian petroleum products and petrochemicals.

July 14, 2010 04:04

New START and Obama’s Mysterious Trip to Russia

Documents suggest that the Russian or U.S. position on New START could have been affected by the activities of the Russian intelligence agents. Still, Sen. Lugar remains completely devoted to negotiations, agreements and a close relationship with Putin’s Russia. While he posted an attack on Romney for opposing the New START, a search of Lugar’s website finds no demands for any investigations to determine what influence the Russian intelligence operations may have had on the final terms in the treaty.