Russian soldiers at a firing range in the Rostov region, southern Russia. Moscow has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine. Photo: AP
Russian soldiers at a firing range in the Rostov region, southern Russia. Moscow has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine. Photo: AP
Defence

As Ukraine tensions mount, US vows ‘decisive’ response if Russia deploys to Cuba, Venezuela

  • Moscow raises the stakes in its dispute with the West over Ukraine and Nato’s expansion on Russia’s doorstep
  • US official calls Russia threat of troops in Latin America ‘bluster’, but vows response if it follows through

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Russian soldiers at a firing range in the Rostov region, southern Russia. Moscow has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine. Photo: AP
Russian soldiers at a firing range in the Rostov region, southern Russia. Moscow has rejected Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine. Photo: AP
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