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What Will a Nuclear Agreement with the United States Bring Russia?

Anton Khlopkov

A U.S.-Russian Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (a so-called Section 123 agreement) has been initialed. Is this Agreement in Russia's interest? And even if Russia signs it, is it likely to enter into force? The PIRCenter's executive director examines both the political and technical aspects of these questions in his article.

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