Russia Suggests Military Deployment to Venezuela, Cuba if Tensions With U.S. Remain High

Russia’s deputy foreign minister stated talks with the U.S. above the safety scenario in Ukraine experienced stalled and proposed that Moscow could dispatch a armed forces deployment to Venezuela and Cuba, as the Kremlin seeks to tension Washington to meet up with its calls for to halt Western armed service action that Russia statements poses a danger.

Deputy Overseas Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Thursday that Moscow couldn’t exclude dispatching “military infrastructure” to Venezuela or Cuba if tensions with Washington—which have soared in latest months around a huge buildup of Russian troops on Ukraine’s border—continue to increase.