|dethalternate||Date: Saturday, 12-July-2014, 4:59 PM | Message # 1|
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The Russian government is forgiving $32 billion of Soviet era debt owed by the struggling Cuba. The move comes as a part of a South American tour by President Vladimir Putin, who he is seeking to strengthen economic and other ties with a bloc countries that feel alienated by the West. RT's Alexey Yaroshevsky reports from Havana with more details.
Russia's president unveils deal with Cuba to wipe out billions of dollars of old Soviet debt to help boost relations with its Cold War ally. Paul Chapman reports