U.S.-Russian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress [September 9, 2008] [open pdf - 96KB]
This CRS report discusses the U.S.-Russian civilian nuclear cooperation agreement. "The United States and Russia signed a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement on May 6, 2008. President Bush submitted the agreement to Congress on May 13. The agreement was withdrawn from congressional consideration by President Bush on September 8, 2008, in response to Russia's military actions in Georgia. This report discusses key policy issues related to that agreement, including future nuclear energy cooperation with Russia, U.S.-Russian bilateral relations, nonproliferation cooperation, and Russia's policies toward Iran. These issues were relevant to the debate when the agreement was being considered in the 110th Congress."
CRS Report for Congress, RL34655