AND WHILE THE NATION SQUABBLES
“Russia is looking to expand its military presence and has its eye on Cuba and other Latin American countries. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Russia has come up with a list of countries where it’s considering opening military bases. They include Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Vietnam,” writes Franco Ordonez, a reporter with McClatchy News who based his report on information from RIA Novosti, Russia’s state-owned news agency.
“The talks are under way,” Mr. Shoigu advised reporters in Moscow.