Putin is “old school”; that is not a compliment.
Some may have thought that after Russia seized and annexed Crimea in March it would agree to a peaceful resolution of the crisis, but the Ukraine crisis has never been just about Crimea.
This war is waged with two types of weapons: deadly arms and conspiracy-fueled propaganda.
While Cuba may possess some of the trappings of a totalitarian state, there is also a living, if limited, political existence. The history of Cuban politics does not begin and end with Fidel Castro, the Bay of Pigs, the trade embargo, and vintage automobiles.
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