Russia 'considering military bases in Cuba and Vietnam'

Russia 'considering military bases in Cuba and Vietnam'

Russia is considering plans to resume its military presence in Vietnam and Cuba, the country's deputy defence minister says.
Nikolai Pankov announced a review of the decision to close the two bases more than a decade ago.
The two served as pivots of Soviet military power during the Cold War.
It comes amid growing tensions between the US and Russia, and as Russia's parliament approved a longer term military presence at a Syrian airbase.
US calls for Russia and Syria war crimes probe How Moscow's bombing campaign has paid off for Putin Mr Pankov told the Russian parliament on Friday they were... read more

7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: BBC

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