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Russia OKs funds for restoration of Cuban Capitol dome

Russia OKs funds for restoration of Cuban Capitol dome

Russian President Vladimir Putin has authorized a call for tenders worth 20 million rubles (355,000 dollars) for the gilding of the dome of the Capitol Building in Havana. The funds will be used for the restoration of the dome’s gold coating.

Two-faced? Cowardly? Both.

Two-faced? Cowardly? Both.

If there is one thing I agree with Donald Trump on is his reference to Marco Rubio as “Little Marco.” And on Monday, Sen. Rubio, once again, lived up to the pejorative nickname Trump used to describe him. After much chest-thumping, Rubio announced on Facebook that he will vote in favor of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state.

Putin sends New Year’s greetings to 3 Latin American partners

Putin sends New Year’s greetings to 3 Latin American partners

Russian President Vladimir V. Putin sent New Year’s greetings to three Latin American presidents with whom he has established good working relations. Though not a Latin American head of state, Barack Obama also received a message from Putin.

Putin sees no danger to Russia in U.S.-Cuba thaw

Putin sees no danger to Russia in U.S.-Cuba thaw

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin said that he evaluates the convergence of Cuba and the United States as a positive step and welcomes the diplomatic thaw between the two countries.

Russian vessel’s message: ‘Don’t ignore us’

Russian vessel’s message: ‘Don’t ignore us’

Eyebrows went up everywhere on Tuesday when a Russian intelligence ship docked in Havana on the eve of the diplomatic talks between Cuba and the United States.

Lavrov to unnamed foe: Don’t try to destabilize socialist nations

Lavrov to unnamed foe: Don’t try to destabilize socialist nations

While not mentioning the United States by name, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov decried any effort by an “outside” nation to destabilize the governments of Cuba, Venezuela, Russia and China.

Fidel praises China and Russia, rips U.S.

Fidel praises China and Russia, rips U.S.

In a long article published Tuesday (July 22) in the Communist Party daily Granma, Fidel Castro speaks of a new global order in which “Russia and China [are] the two countries called upon to lead a new world that could permit human survival, if imperialism doesn’t first unleash a criminal and exterminating war.”

Putin denies Russia will reopen Lourdes station

Putin denies Russia will reopen Lourdes station

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has denied that Russia intends to reopen a radio-electronic listening post in Cuba, as reported by the Russian newspaper Kommersant. He said that they “are able to meet the challenges in the field of national defense without this component.”

BRICS agree to base development bank in Shanghai

BRICS agree to base development bank in Shanghai

The leaders of the Brics countries took another step toward carving a larger role for themselves in the global financial system when they agreed Tuesday to base a new development bank in Shanghai.

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