Cold reproduction? Russia's main military recently sent a warship to the Cuban missiles, U.S. officials believe that this is Russia and Cuba to strengthen military, intelligence and economic cooperation between the illustration.
U.S. officials said the ship's visit to Cuba, shows Russia is promoting with Cuba's military, energy and transport aspects of the relationship. This effort was started in February this year, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev was announced that Russia will cancel Cuba's Soviet-era debt owed to the majority of the total debt amount of approximately $ 30 billion, Dmitri Medvedev and criticized the U.S. for Cuba embargo.
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Russia's state-run media reported that the ship "Moskva" (Moskva) is a Russian Black Sea Fleet warship battleship. The battleship spokesman said: "'Moskva' and supply ship" Ivan Bubnov "action in this fourth week of fielding distance to Havana, Cuba." He pointed out that the way that the warship had test-fired a cruise missile.
As leftist Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez's death, as well as Cuban Presidentis expected in the coming months will soon retire, Russia's positive action also shows that Russia is trying to consolidate its influence in the region.
In April this year, the Russian chief of staff Gila Gerasimov visit Cuba, military relations between the two countries further. U.S. officials say the Gila Gerasimov visited Cuba's military and intelligence facilities, shows Russia hopes to strengthen cooperation with Cuba's military and intelligence cooperation.
During the Cold War, the Soviet Government in the capital Havana near Lao Desi (Lourdes) the installation of electronic surveillance, and reconnaissance facilities, most of the southeastern United States to intercept communications, the place from the Florida West (Key West) is less than 100 miles . At present indications, Russia intends to return to the Lao Desi continue to conduct electronic surveillance, and reconnaissance work.
In economic terms, Russia also is assisting in Cuba coastal oil exploration, plans to build a new airport near Havana, Cuba and Russia delivered aircraft.