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30 years ago, on July 31, 1991, in Moscow, the USSR and the United States signed one of the basic agreements in the field of arms control: Strategic Offensive Arms Reduction Treaty (START-1). As described by the President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev, the person who signed this agreement on the part of the USSR: "This is not just a historical date. This Agreement became the basis of all the agreements that were made later."