Russia considers opening military base in Cuba

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Russia considers opening military base in Cuba
Miami Herald ^ | 10/11/2016 | Franco Ordoñez

Posted on 10/11/2016, 3:38:33 PM by Nachum


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, according to Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and first lady Rosario Murillo (center and right) walk with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (left) upon his arrival at the international airport in Managua, Nicaragua on July 11, 2014. Cesar Perez AP

“The talks are under way,” Shoigu told reporters in Moscow.

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