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U.S.-Russia detente ends

U.S.-Russia detente ends

On this day in 1980, in a strong reaction to the December 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter asks the Senate to postpone action on the SALT II nuclear weaponry treaty and recalls the U.S. ambassador to Moscow. These activities sent a note that age detente and the …

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