Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

BRICS

Russia’s President Putin is in Cuba Friday for the start of a six day tour of Latin America aimed at improving both trade and political ties.
He will also attend a summit of the BRICS of emerging nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
The visit comes at a time when Russia is under pressure over its actions in Crimea and Ukraine.

Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Russia's President Putin is in Friday for the start of a six day tour of Latin America aimed at improving both trade and political ties. He will also attend a summit of the BRICS of emerging nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The visit comes at a time when Russia is under pressure over its actions in Crimea and Ukraine.

For more on Russia’s influence and its relationship with Cuba, Ed Verona, Senior Advisor at McLarty Associates, shares his insight.

Ed Verona on Russia's influence on Cuba

Ed Verona on Russia's influence on Cuba

For more on Russia's influence and its relationship with Cuba, Ed Verona, Senior Advisor at McLarty Associates, shares his insight.