Russia is ready for deep cuts of strategic nuclear weapons in a new deal with the United States if the U.S. eases Moscow's concerns about plans for a missile defense system, President Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday. »
On Capitol Hill, the Democratic House leadership is pressuring antiwar Democrats to support a $106 billion supplemental war funding bill. In May, fifty-one antiwar Democrats opposed an earlier version of the bill. »
Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union’s last communist general secretary, called for a new American “revolution” — also calling it a “perestroika,” or government restructuring — in an editorial published Wednesday in The Sydney Morning Herald . »
Spokespersons from the Humanist Movement have planned protests in front of Peruvian embassies to condemn violent tactics used against the Amazon people after the massacre of indigenous people in Bagua brought on by the actions of the Peruvian government. »
Last Wednesday, the Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, assured that his country would be willing to renounce nuclear weapons if the United States does so. »
With over 75 000 votes (2,6%) the Green-Humanist political alliance proved that a new alternative is gaining strength in Hungarian politics. »
A few days after endorsing the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, informs the whole country of his decision to support the initiative for nuclear disarmament. »
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