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Russia and Cuba vow to expand their 'strategic' ties

Nov. 2, 2018 11:36 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Cuba vowed Friday to expand what they called their "strategic" ties and urged the United States to lift its blockade of Cuba. In a joint statement issued after their talks, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel denounced U.S....

Cuban president arrives in Russia for economic talks

Nov. 1, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel arrived in Russia on Thursday for talks expected to focus on expanding economic ties between the two nations. As part of his three-day state visit, Diaz-Canel is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Friday. During the Cold War,...

NATO, Russia expected to behave during dueling Nordic drills

Oct. 30, 2018 1:04 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — NATO's secretary general said Tuesday he is confident the Western military alliance and Russia "will act in a respectable way" as both hold training exercises in the same area off Norway's coast. "This is not a Cold War situation," Jens Stoltenberg said as he attended the Trident...

NATO's biggest peacetime drill kicks off, angering Moscow

Oct. 25, 2018 5:10 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — NATO's biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War kicked off Thursday in Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country's sovereignty after an attack by a "fictitious aggressor." Russia, which shares a border with Norway, was briefed by NATO...

NATO chief calls arms buildup unlikely, Putin warns Europe

Oct. 24, 2018 2:48 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that allies blame Russia for violating an important Cold War-era missile treaty but he does not expect them to deploy more nuclear warheads in Europe in response. In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin followed up on U.S. President...

The Latest: Russian dismisses US claim of treaty violations

Oct. 22, 2018 9:11 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 4:10 a.m. Russia is calling U.S. accusations that it isn't complying with a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty "groundless" and says its claims of U.S. violations of the...

Treaty exits and extensions top Trump adviser's Moscow talks

Oct. 22, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser met in Moscow with top Russian officials Monday, less than 48 hours after Trump declared he intended to pull the United States out of a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty. National Security Adviser John Bolton and his Russian counterpart,...