Russia’s nuclear help to Iran stirs questions about its ‘improved’ relations with U.S.

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Russia’s announcement that it will help Iran get nuclear fuel is raising questions about what President Obama calls the “better-than- ever” relationship between Russia and the U.S. after the two former Cold War adversaries recently signed a nuclear reduction treaty.

Obama also recently declared his Russian counterpart, Dmitri Medvedev, would help the U.S. “secure strong, tough sanctions on Iran.”

But Moscow announced Friday it will start loading fuel into Iran's first and only nuclear power plant next Saturday, giving Tehran a boost as it struggles with international sanctions and highlighting differences between Moscow and Washington over pressuring the Islamic Republic to give up activities that could be used to make nuclear arms.

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