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Cuba gets green light to reopen consulate in the former Leningrad

Cuba gets green light to reopen consulate in the former Leningrad

Cuba’s vice president Miguel Díaz-Canel on Saturday (May 28) received assurances from the Mayor of St. Petersburg, Georgi Poltavchenko, that Cuba may reopen a consulate and install a tourist office in that city.

Tatarstan announces deal to revive truck sales to Cuba using Russian financing

Tatarstan announces deal to revive truck sales to Cuba using Russian financing

The Tatar trucking giant KAMAZ has signed a contract with the Cuban government for the delivery of “automotive equipment, spare parts and the equipment necessary for the installation in Cuba of a network of repair plants.”

Bid to deploy Russian missiles in Cuba is seen as blustering

Bid to deploy Russian missiles in Cuba is seen as blustering

Two Communist Party deputies at the Russian Duma have asked the Russian government to deploy Russian missiles in Cuba and reopen a signals interception center in the Cuban city of Lourdes “to defend Russian interests.”

Cuba plans creation of center for repair of Russian copters

Cuba plans creation of center for repair of Russian copters

The Cuban government is negotiating with the Russian Helicopters Holding Company the creation of a repair-and-maintenance center in Havana, the Russian media reported on Monday.

Rumor of Cuban presence in Syria was ‘disinformation,’ expert says

Rumor of Cuban presence in Syria was ‘disinformation,’ expert says

An unconfirmed report that Cuban troops had landed in Syria to fight against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad on behalf of the Russian government was described in Moscow as “disinformation” and “information warfare”.

Russian Duma will ask U.N. to convince U.S. to end blockade (Update)

Russian Duma will ask U.N. to convince U.S. to end blockade (Update)

Russia’s State Duma, the equivalent of the U.S. House of Representatives, will appeal to the United Nations General Assembly to urge the United States to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba.

In Moscow, Cabrisas restates Cuba’s conditions for normal ties with U.S.

In Moscow, Cabrisas restates Cuba’s conditions for normal ties with U.S.

Full normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States will not happen “until critical issues are resolved,” said Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz in a conversation in Moscow with Valentina Matviyenko, president of the Russian Senate.

Russian Army expresses interest in Cuban medical research

Russian Army expresses interest in Cuban medical research

The Russian Army’s utilization of Cuban medical research in the field of military medicine was the subject of talks in Moscow between Russian Defense Minister Sergei K. Shoigu and Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz.

Díaz-Canel stops in Moscow on way to China for victory feast

Díaz-Canel stops in Moscow on way to China for victory feast

Miguel Díaz-Canel, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, arrived in Russia over the weekend and made “a transit stop in Moscow.” He is on his way to China for the Victory Day celebrations on Thursday.

Cuba to begin exporting ‘unlimited’ amounts of shellfish to Russia

Cuba to begin exporting ‘unlimited’ amounts of shellfish to Russia

Russia has authorized the importation of Cuban shellfish — initially shrimp and lobster — and will start receiving it “without limitation,” the Russian Ministry of Agriculture announced Monday in Moscow.

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