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Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research

Russia said Wednesday it was suspending joint research on nuclear energy projects with the United States as Moscow's standoff with the West shows no sign of abating. The move came after Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the US on weapons-grade plutonium disposal in retaliation for Washington's "unfriendly actions." Tensions have surged between the two powers after Washington suspended talks on a ceasefire in Syria over Moscow's continuing bombing campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
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