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U.S., Russia Agree on Plutonium Disposal

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U.S., Russia Agree on Plutonium Disposal

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U.S., Russia Agree on Plutonium Disposal

U.S., Russia Agree on Plutonium Disposal

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The United States and Russia apparently resolve a disagreement over legal liability that has long blocked plans to dispose of nearly 70 tons of weapons-grade plutonium. Analysts call the deal a significant step in reducing stockpiles and keeping nuclear materials away from terrorists.

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