Lest we also forget the quote in Pravda where Putin reportedly said Russian nuclear missiles were already reinstalled in Cuba.
- Facility at Lourdes was the largest Russian listening post abroad
- It was mothballed in 2001 after relations with the U.S. warmed
- But relations with the West have deteriorated amid the Ukraine crisis
- Moscow has also shown a new interest in Latin America and Cuba
- Last week, Russia agreed to write off 90 per cent of Cuba’s debt
Russia has agreed to reopen a major Cold War listening post on Cuba that was used to spy on America, it was reported today.
Moscow-based daily Kommersant claimed Russia and Cuba have struck a deal ‘in principle’ after President Vladimir Putin visited the island last week.
Citing several sources within Russian authorities, the respected daily wrote: ‘The agreements were finalised while President Vladimir Putin visited Havana last Friday. Continue reading