Moscow has ruled out any unilateral measures on the part of China in the wake of the US withdrawal from the ABM Treaty, informed sources in the Russian capital told RIA Novosti. According to the sources, Chinese partners can also be sure that Russia, in turn, has no intention to make any unexpected steps. Among other problems, this issue was on the agenda of the consultations on strategic stability between deputy foreign ministers of Russia and China. According to RIA Novosti, the sides agreed to maintain a more intensive, active dialogue, trying to forestall events.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987