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Behind the Latest US-Russia Tensions

Since 2000, the U.S. and Russia have negotiated to reduce their stockpiles of weapons-grade plutonium by the equivalent of 17,000 nuclear weapons. Now due to tensions over Ukraine and Syria, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, announced his country won’t give up their nuclear fuel. 

Nicolai Petro of the University of Rhode Island joins us to discuss the state of US-Russia relations.

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