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Articles with tag "Latin America"
Russia Jails Foreigner 5 Years for ‘War Fakes’
The Colombian man is the first foreigner known to be jailed under Russia's laws against “fake news” about the military.
Russian Envoy, Nicaraguan Leader Deride Impact of U.S. Sanctions
Russian FM Sergei Lavrov and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega played down the impact of U.S. sanctions on officials.
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seeking better future
Passports and War Driving Pregnant Russians to Give Birth in Argentina
The country has become a destination of choice for Russian expectant parents fleeing the threat of conscription and seeking new passports.
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Russia Seeks Long Sentences for Accused Argentina Embassy Cocaine Smugglers
The defendants face up to 19 years on charges of smuggling 389 kilograms of cocaine worth over $60 million from Buenos Aires to Moscow.
Argentine Health Minister Visits Russia to Discuss Vaccine Supplies – TASS
Argentina was among the first countries to use Russia's Sputnik V but hit “critical” second-dose shortages in late spring.
supply and demand
Guatemala Seeks Refund from Russia Over Delayed Vaccine Doses – Reports
The Latin American country has only received 150,000 Sputnik V doses out of the 8 million it purchased.
Argentina, Mexico Face Second-Dose Shortages of Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine – Reports
Argentina is reportedly in “intense talks” with Russia as first-dose Sputnik V recipients have had to wait up to 12 weeks for the second shot.
Argentina Says Russia’s Covid-19 Vaccine More Effective Than Chinese, Indian Competitors
Argentina reported that 0.27% of Sputnik V recipients contracted Covid-19 after the first dose versus 0.49% of Sinopharm and 0.46% of Covishield recipients...
Mexico Authorizes Russia's Sputnik V Virus Vaccine
The move is a boost to Mexico's efforts to keep its immunization program on track in the face of limited supplies.
order to leave
Colombia Expels Russian Diplomats on Spying Accusations – Reports
Moscow has ousted two Colombian diplomats in retaliation to Bogota’s move.
Mexico to Test Russia’s Coronavirus Vaccine
Mexico's foreign minister said Russia's testing offer is “very good news because again we buy ourselves time.”
After Bolivia, Don't Expect a Thaw in Russia
The swift collapse of the Evo Morales regime hands all the trump cards to adherents of harsh police tactics and tough responses.
Russia Recognizes Bolivia’s Interim Leader as Violence Continues
“Russia will perceive Mrs. Añez as Bolivia’s leader, but only until the elections,” Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister said.
Why Bolivian Politics Suddenly Matters to Putin
An authoritarian leader’s rule ended when citizens tired of him and the military refused to intervene. Could the same thing happen in Moscow?
Coup or victory?
Russia Accuses Bolivian Opposition of Unleashing Wave of Violence as Morales Resigns
Russia's Foreign Ministry said it was alarmed by the events in Bolivia, while opposition figures hailed Morales' resignation.
Russia Was Involved in Online Attacks During Protests, Ecuador Official Says
Unrest over an end to fuel subsidies has gripped Ecuador.
Russians Detained in Uruguay Over Mafia Boss Escape
They are suspected of helping Rocco Morabito, dubbed the “cocaine king of Milan,” escape from a Montevideo jail last month.
Venezuela Turns to Russia, Cuba and China in Health Crisis
Venezuelans have been suffering dire shortages of medicines because of economic chaos and political conflict.
The Mixed Feelings of Moscow's Venezuela Community About Life Abroad
We decided to ask the Venezuelan community in Moscow what they think about what's happening in their country.
Russia Accuses U.S. of Planning to Arm Venezuelan Opposition
Russia says Washington was deploying special forces and equipment near the South American nation.
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