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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S.-Russia "reset" is sputtering.

Two-and-a-half years after the Obama administration launched its much-touted effort to patch up relations with the Kremlin, the once-bitter Cold War foes are wrangling over everything from missile defense and Georgia's borders to the deployment of Russia's conventional forces in Europe.

Cooperation is similarly strained in areas that have weathered the worst breakdowns in recent relations between Washington and Moscow. The tension is raising worries over U.S. supply routes to Afghanistan and the international alliance against Iran's nuclear program.

The widening divide between the United States and Russia is occurring as the former communist power undergoes a complicated transition, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin preparing for his likely return to the presidency and the country rocked by evidence of election fraud.

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