In the United States of America on April 28 at the age of 87 years died, former us Republican Senator Richard Lugar
This was reported on the official website of the research Institute Center Lugar.
“Senator Richard G. Lugar, at the age of 87 years, who held the position of city Manager of Indianapolis from 1968 to 1975, a U.S. Senator from 1977 to 2013 and Chairman Luganskogo center since 2013, died on Sunday, April 28 at 1:44, the Institute Inova Fairfax in Virginia,” — said in the message.
It is noted that the cause of death was sudden complications of autoimmune neurological diseases — chronic polyneuropathy which affects the peripheral nervous system.
In the hospital next to the former Senator were his wife and four sons and their families.
Recall that it was Richard Lugar, along with another democratic Senator Sam Nunn – has created a program for former Soviet Union countries disposal of nuclear weapons (officially called “the Program of cooperation to reduce the threat of the” Cooperative Threat Reduction Program). Through this program, was destroyed more than 7.6 thousand nuclear warheads, about 2.3 thousand ballistic missiles, 24 stock of nuclear weapons.
In the framework of the “Act of 1991 on the reduction of the Soviet nuclear threat” in 1992, the US Congress allocated 400 million dollars.
The United States had fears that the nuclear weapons from ex-Soviet countries fall into the hands of terrorists. So States began to provide assistance to the CIS countries, particularly Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, for the disposal of captured weapons nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
Late money on nuclear disarmament began to be provided annually. Until 2012 the us government spent 8.8 billion dollars.
Senator Lugar in the 90-ies has played a key role in Ukraine’s nuclear disarmament.
We will remind, British politicians said the threat of nuclear war: “Worse than during the cold”.
As reported Politeka, the President suddenly decided to sign a nuclear agreement with Putin.
Also Politeka wrote that Ukraine has developed a powerful weapon, fighters panic: “strikes accurately under all conditions”.