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Analysts: Russia's Crimea Annexation Threatens Anti-Nuclear Efforts

Ukraine handed its former Soviet nuclear arsenal to Russia in the 1990s in exchange for assurances that the Kremlin would respect Ukraine's sovereignty. Now some experts are asking whether Russia's annexation of Crimea might undermine efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear arms. According to French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Russia's occupation of the Black Sea peninsula unequivocally violates the 1994 Budapest Memorandum — an official pledge signed by the Russian...

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