Russia broke the agreement with the US on cooperation in research in the nuclear field
Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. signed a decree On the suspension of a Treaty between the governments of Russia and the USA About cooperation in research and development in nuclear and energy spheres. "Actions taken by the United States in connection with the sanctions against Russia, specifically addressed the areas of cooperation under the Agreement. In April 2014, Rosatom state Corporation a letter was received from the office of the U.S. Department of energy at the US Embassy in the capital of Russia, in which referring to the orders received from the capital of the United States, said About temporary suspension of cooperation in the field of nuclear energy in connection with the events in Ukraine ", - reported in the document published on the Internet representation of the Cabinet. This step of the American government called " significant non-compliances of the terms of the agreement, which aims to enhance cooperation between the parties in research and development in the nuclear and energy sectors and development of such cooperation is stable, reliable and predictable basis ". The Cabinet concluded that during a declared American line followed the abolition of bilateral meetings and activities on nuclear energy that has the ability to be qualified as a breach of contract." The regular renewal of U.S. penalties against Russia, in which number enters and the suspension of Russian-American cooperation in the field of nuclear energy requires the adoption of countermeasures concerning America, " according to the document." In accordance with paragraph 1 of article 37 of the Federal law from June fifteen, 1995 n 101-FZ "On international treaties of the Russian Federation" signed decided to stop for awhile the action of the contract ", - stated in the decree." The international legal framework of cooperation with the United States in this approach will be maintained. The Russian Federation will be possible to re-start the cooperation under the Agreement, when appropriate in the overall context of relations with the USA ", - stated in the document. The agreement between the governments of Russia and the USA About cooperation in research and development in nuclear and energy spheres were signed on 16 September 2013 in Vienna. The agreement defined the areas of scientific and technical cooperation in the field of using atomic energy for good purposes, and among them nuclear safety, designing of nuclear power plants, innovative types of reactor fuel, nuclear and radiation technologies in medicine and industry, the management of radioactive waste. During the contract it was planned to hold General works with American professionals who would contribute to mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of nuclear energy and provide a savings of time and resources in conducting fundamental and applied research in this field. On the first day of the week Putin signed a decree On suspension of the Treaty with the United States on plutonium disposition due to the unfriendly actions of the US capital. The leadership of the Russian Federation commented that the Russian Federation was unilaterally executed a contract with the U.S. weapon-grade plutonium disposition, but given the current tensions didn't think it possible. Later Putin submitted to the state Duma a draft law On the suspension by Russia of the Treaty with the United States on plutonium disposition. The text is written in the rules return to the Agreement.