Russia ‘probably’ violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says

Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with The Guardian about a U.S. military official’s accusation that Russia was violating a testing ban.

“This seems to be rumours masquerading as an actual compliance assessment,” said Alexandra Bell, a former state department arms control official and now senior policy director at the Centre for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. “If you’re truly concerned about this, what concerns me is why wasn’t this in the compliance report that was released less than a month and a half ago. The word testing appears exactly zero times.” Read more