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Russia Halts Participation in NATO Arms Treaty

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Russia Halts Participation in NATO Arms Treaty

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Russia Halts Participation in NATO Arms Treaty

Russia Halts Participation in NATO Arms Treaty

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Tensions between Russia and the West are on the rise again. The Kremlin announced that it has suspended its participation in an arms control treaty with NATO that regulates deployment of troops in Europe. Russia says it won't allow NATO inspectors on its military sites and will no longer limit the number of its conventional weapons. Alexader Goltz, military analyst and deputy editor for the online publication EJ.RU, discusses the decision and its implications with Scott Simon.