INF Treaty

Russia and US: difficulties of resetting

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first conversation Tuesday in a phone call that underscored troubled relations. Media reports noted that the readouts from the two capitals emphasized different elements, …

U.S. tests missile not allowed under INF treaty

The United States tested a conventionally configured ground-launched ballistic missile, a test that would have been prohibited under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The Pentagon said in a statement that the test took …

Stoltenberg: NATO to increase defence spending

The demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) will be an argument for increased defence spending of NATO members, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. "The demise of the INF Treaty is an …

New Cuban Missile Crisis?

Russia's deployment of missile systems in Venezuela would be an effective response to the U.S. missile tests which violate the INF Treaty, member of the Russian State Duma's defense committee Alexander Sherin …

U.S. tests ground launch cruise missile banned under INF

The U.S. military conducted a flight test of a conventional ground-launched cruise missile off the western coast of the U.S. Sunday, a missile test that would have been previously banned under the now defunct Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces …