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"The United States on Monday severed bilateral relations with Russia because of the situation in Syria Associated Press reported."
"Russia, according to the US does not respect the UN resolutions and human rights in Syria and opted for the continuation of military operations in Syria. The US said in a statement that the decision was not taken easily."
originally posted by: Misterlondon
To be honest USA and Russia have never really had a good relationship..
In a decree, President Vladimir Putin accused the US of creating "a threat to strategic stability, as a result of unfriendly actions" towards Russia. Moscow also set pre-conditions for the US for the deal to be resumed. Under the 2000 deal, each side is supposed to get rid of 34 tonnes of plutonium by burning it in reactors. It is part of cuts to nuclear forces.