Russian Influence in Latin America: a Response to NATO

  title={Russian Influence in Latin America: a Response to NATO},
  author={Mason Shuya},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Security},
  • Mason Shuya
  • Published 1 July 2019
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Security
Since facing international backlash from the West over the situation in Ukraine, Russia has had to focus on new international agreements. In retaliation for NATO expansion towards the east, Russia has sought to create these agreements in Latin America. Russia has specifically sought greater ties with Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Brazil, and Mexico. Currently, these countries maintain close economic ties with the United States. However, new military agreements are giving Russia greater military… 
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