Support The Moscow Times!

Now is the time to support independent reporting from Russia!

Contribute Today

Russia Ready to Discuss Inspections With U.S. on Arms Treaty

Vladimir Yermakov (Mikhail Pochuyev / TASS)

Russia is ready to discuss mutual inspections with the United States in order to save the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, RIA news agency cited Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying on Friday.

The United States has accused Russia of flouting the Cold War-era accord and threatened to pull out of it.

Russia categorically rules out inspections being carried out on Russia on a unilateral basis, RIA cited Vladimir Yermakov, a foreign ministry official, as saying. 

Read more

Russia media is under attack.

At least 10 independent media outlets have been blocked or closed down over their coverage of the war in Ukraine.

The Moscow Times needs your help more than ever as we cover this devastating invasion and its sweeping impacts on Russian society.