US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

By | October 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

WASHINGTON (AP) — Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and President Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S. on disposing weapons-grade plutonium. On the surface, the suspensions were unrelated. But both underscored [...]