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A New START – A Key Step in the Reduction of Nuclear Weapons

A one-page (both sides) page of information about the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

A new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) was signed by President Obama and Russian President Medvedev on April 8, 2010. Before it can go into effect, it must be ratified by the U.S. Senate and the Russian Parliament.

The attached information sheet has brief explanations of the history of START, the benefits, who supports it, who opposes it, and what's happening in Congress. Also contains links for further information.

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