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The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives

... state of war. The strict oil embargo has resulted in a shortage of petrol, which is needed by both the military and medics. Cuba has faced fuel shortages as a result of a U.S.-led embargo for years now. Venezuela and a number of other countries have ... ... of the COVID-19 pandemic, but doctors and the population will likewise be hit hard. The most stable situation right now is in Russia, where the safety margin is greater, and sanctions are not yet that extensive. The principal danger lies in the sanctions ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... snarky move, recently, the incoming right wing regime in Brazil ex-invited Venezuela's current president Maduro from the January 1st innaguration of president-elect Bolsonaro in Brasilia.  Also ex-invited were another member of the Bolivarian Alliance, Cuba. For reasons not made clear the leaders of Bolivia and Nicaragua were not ex-invited. When the news about the "withdrawn" invitations broke, the Bolsonaro team said that Maduro and the ex-invited Bolivarian Alliance nations were never invited ...


The Russian Case 50 Years After the Cuban Crisis

... moved for training and exercises.” As observed by American historian Stephen Cohen of Princeton University, this is the first time in history that the United States have deployed their heavy weapons and troops so close to the line of defense of Russia. The similarities with the Cuban Missile Crisis are striking, with one faction putting their military machine in the backyard of other one. The justification for this move is the alleged role of the Russian Federation in the Ukrainian crisis. But the dissimilarities are interesting ...


US-Cuban "Normalization". Should Russia Be Concerned?

... share a radical sentiment towards both Castro and President Obama), expecting lifting of the blockade-embargo tomorrow or even the day after is off base. In this regard, speculations about the impact of the normalization of the US-Cuba relations on the Cuba-Russia relations are only partly justified. Moreover, prior to the historic meeting of Barack Obama and Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas in Panama, the Cuban leader had attended the Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States ...


A Panda and a Bear in the Caribbean

... Cuban Armed Forces entered the 21st century with the help of its own military industry, Chinese “logistics items” and North Korean upgrades. Press service of the Russian Defense Ministry Visit of Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to Cuba Where was Russia? Russia voluntarily “disappeared” as far as Cuba was concerned in 1991. The relationship, including in military-technical cooperation, has recently begun to recover. In 2006, a Rosoboronexport delegation visited Cuba and signed a “number ...


All I want for Christmas is... five answers

... could merely remain a favorable opportunity for NATO bureaucrats to pretend the alliance still matters, whereby the renewed Russian military doctrine is not that bad. NATO is the number one threat. Anyone surprised? 2. Shall the Islamic State survive?... ... developing world to cut their emissions? The logic of relative gains dictates the opposite. 5. And finally: Will the U.S. and Cuba become friends? The recent initiative of President Obama to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba and to open an embassy ...


Economic Diplomacy Boom: Will It Last Long?

... private interests of its citizens. In this regard, society in different countries differs greatly, and a prime example of this is Cuba and Iran, which for decades lived under sanctions. The relative decline in the efficiency of trade and economic sanctions ... ... benefits, while there are few examples to the contrary. Ukraine, which refused a giant package of economic assistance offered by Russia for political reasons, is one of them. The status quo is becoming less acceptable to emerging powers, and they (the BRICS,...


Can Russia help save Peronist Argentina from itself?

... leaders included Mario Firmenich, who was from a good family and led the large Montonero organization. Firmenich escaped to Cuba during the “Dirty War” and was friendly with Fidel and Raul Castro. He later returned to Argentina as a hero ... ... of his mother and father, and “El Pocho” Peron and resemble popular wooden painted folkloric dolls one finds in Russia. If the guns, natural gas and heavy equipment business goes well between Russia and Argentina maybe the "Cristinushkas" ...


Banking on Bolshevism. Brazil’s “caviar left” spending billions to revive Cuba’s broken communist economy

... “More Doctors” services to Cuba from Brazil ($4,250 per professional monthly) will provide the Cuban government with enough dollars each year to offset the annual $320 million payment required to retire the $3.2 billion restructured debt Cuba owes Russia. In a convoluted financial arrangement mediated by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) each professional currently receives around 25% of his or her monthly salary of $4,255 while working in Brazil (around $1064 dollars or 2500 rials ...


Russian Business in Cuba: from Ideology to Pragmatism

... Establishment of JVs proceeding from synergies between Cuban industries and Russian and Soviet technologies. Reanimation of "sleeping" Cuban enterprises for production of various items using local raw materials and their subsequent sale in Cuba, Russia and other countries. If Russia fails to work hard in this direction, the highly promising Cuban market will definitely go to other players. 1 . Russia and Cuba in Context of Economic Globalization , Moscow, RAS Institute for Latin American Studies,...


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