What is Russia Playing Around With Now?

Russia to Loan Money to Cuba
The RF government sanctioned yesterday the loan to Cuba. The money will go for buying Russia’s goods and services, RIA Novosti reported with reference to November 1 ruling. The maximum amount is $335 million.

Then maybe if Obama is smart he will ….

Obama, Medvedev Might Meet This Month
Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev may meet with U.S. President-elect Barack Obama already this month, RF Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Then Russia…

Russia Sends Helicopters to Central Africa
The Russian Federation and the European Union inked in Brussels an agreement on Russia’s participation in the EU military mission in Chad and the Central African Republic (EUFOR Tchad/CAR), the RF Foreign Ministry announced.

Of course Russia has to stir up the European area….

Poland hits out at Medvedev’s missile plans
The Russian president’s remarks concerning the possible deployment of tactical missiles near Poland are an “unfriendly act,” the Polish foreign minister said on Thursday.

Seems to always be a bus blown up somewhere. Why kill innocent people…

11 killed in public minibus explosion in North Ossetia’s capital
Eleven people were killed in a public minibus explosion in the center of the capital of Russia’s North Caucasus republic of North Ossetia, investigators said Thursday.

Ukraine keeps playing games with USA warships….

U.S. warship sails near Ukrainian port but skips planned visit
The USS Mount Whitney maneuvered for some three hours in the Black Sea near the Ukrainian port of Sevastopol on Thursday, but did not dock at the port as previously planned.

Bond, James Bond…..

Latest James Bond smash opens in Russia
The much-anticipated James Bond film Quantum of Solace, featuring Britain’s Daniel Craig as the world’s most famous spy, opened in movie theaters across Russia on Thursday.

Medvedev means what he says….

Medvedev: Change for America, change for Russia
In the meantime, Western media perceived the political part of Medvedev’s address as hostile criticism. Many newspapers wrote that Medvedev attempted to warn US President-elect Barack Obama against the deployment of the missile defense system in Europe. Foreign journalists were surprised with Medvedev’s suggestion to extend the presidential term in Russia from four to six years. It is worthy of note that Putin was strongly against making any constitutional changes at this point.

Yup, just another day in Moscow!

Kyle & Svet

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