Modern Diplomacy
Relations Between Russia and Cuba. An Expert Discussion
Valdai Club Conference Hall, Tsvetnoy Boulevard 16/1, Moscow, Russia
List of speakers

On July 6 at 16:00 Moscow time (GMT +3), the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion on the current state of bilateral relations between Russia and Cuba.

Relations between Russia and Cuba have a long history, and the country itself and its distinctive culture have long attracted Russians. Moscow and Havana are connected by the joint experience of the Cold War: the challenge to American influence and direct participation in one of the largest confrontations of the 20th century - the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.

What are the prospects for the development of relations between Moscow and Havana? What is the position taken by Cuban officials and researchers on sensitive issues of contemporary international relations? What is the specificity of US-Cuban relations at the current stage? With whom can Russia compete for Cuba in the foreseeable future? Participants of the discussion tried to answer these and other questions.