Russian Warship Docks in Cuba Warning Against Repeat of Missile Crisis

A Russian warship docked near Havana on Monday as a Russian official warned against a repeat of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis over mounting nuclear tension.

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The U.S. deployment of land-based missile systems near Russia’s borders could lead to a stand-off comparable to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Monday. 

Russia has been fiercely critical of U.S. plans to deploy missile systems in eastern Europe, and of Washington’s withdrawal from the INF arms control treaty. 

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