1991: NUNN-LUGAR COOPERATIVE THREAT REDUCTION (CTR) PROGRAM

In late 1991, the US Congress created a program and funding to ensure that former Soviet nuclear infrastructure and materials would be accounted for and secured. The Nunn-Lugar program (officially called the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program) provided a creative and comprehensive set of projects, equipment, and technologies to minimize the risks posed by Russia’s massive—and now dispersed—nuclear arsenal. In 2012 Russia ended the 20-year long program after significant accomplishments. LEARN MORE

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