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Russian Troops in Venezuela: A Syria-Like Proxy War in Latin America?


In the hundred-and-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Moskovsky Komsomolets. He discusses the outcome of the first round of the presidential election in Ukraine and comments on the declining political fortune of the current president Petro Poroshenko. Professor Kovacevic also examines the consequences of the presence of the Russian troops in Venezuela and how this might affect the U.S-Russian relations. In addition, he analyzes the modernization and expansion of the Russian early-warning radar systems into the Crimea. Lastly, Professor Kovacevic highlights the main points of an exclusive interview with the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on the occasion of the 15-year anniversary since he was appointed to that post in the Russian government. Do not miss this exclusive edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor!

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