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Russia threatens to Drop START Treaty Due to New Air Defence Systems in Europe May 12, 2016

Russia threatens to exit the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in response to US for the deployment of new air defense systems in Eastern Europe, the head of Russia's Arms Committee in the upper house of parliament Victor Ozerov said. The US Aegis Ashore air defense system is to be officially deployed in Romania. The construction of a similar complex will soon begin in Poland. 

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