Russia, US: A Cuba Crisis in the Making

Der Spiegelfechter (GER) comments on rumours in Moscow, according to which Russia might station strategic bombers on Cuba in reply to deployment of the US missile defence system to Poland and the Czech Republic. Is it a new Cuba crisis in the making?

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  • […] Global Voices summarizes a German newspaper article reacting to reports that Russia is considering starting regular long-range bomber flights to Cuba, the Caribbean island country just 90 miles from Key West, apparently in reaction to a planned U.S. anti-missile radar base to be built in the Czech Republic. Well, it wouldn’t be a New Cold War without a remake of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Sphere: Related Content […]

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