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Comparing Obama’s Speech in Havana With Reagan’s in Moscow

Barack Obama

Some of the similarities reflect the speechwriter’s art. You’re visiting Havana, you invoke Jose Marti; visiting Moscow, it’s Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Did Russian and American explorers cross paths in the Arctic? Yes, and Jackie Robinson played ball in Cuba. A U.S. president peddling the virtues of his political system always praises his hosts’ spiritual depth and resilience.

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Washington Asks Moscow: Please Do Not to Bomb American Troops Operating on the Ground in Northern Syria

Isis Rusia

Washington has requested Moscow not to bomb areas of Northern Syria where US Special Forces are being deployed. These areas are under the jurisdiction of so-called “moderate opposition” rebels who are supported by the US and its allies. The areas in question pertain to pockets of Northern Syria in which various US-NATO supported jihadist groups including the Islamic State (ISIS) and Al Nusrah are fighting Syrian government forces (SAA) and their allies. These terrorist pockets are protected by the US-led coalition and Turkey:

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Ricardo Cabrisas in Moscow

cabrisas M oscú

Yesterday, October 19, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a Council of Ministers vice president and co-president of the Cuban delegation to the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission began a visit in Moscow with a meeting with Sergei Glazyev, advisor to the President of the Russian Federation on topics relating to Eurasian integration, during which the two officials discussed the possibility of Cuba joining the Eurasian Economic Union as an observer nation.

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Raúl arrives in Moscow

Raul en Moscú

The Cuban President will meet with Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev tomorrow, May 6, and is scheduled to see President Putin the following day.
Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz arrived in the Russian capital this afternoon, May 5, to participate in activities commemorating the 70th anniversary of fascism’s defeat during WWII, on the invitation of President Vladimir Putin. Coming from Algeria where he completed a three-day official visit, Raúl was received at Vnukovo II Airport by deputy foreign minister Serguei Ryabkov and Tatiana Anódina, president of the State Aviation Committee.