Lavrov Draws Parallels Between Ukraine War, Cuban Missile Crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says there are ‘similarities’ to the Cuban crisis, mainly because Russia is now threatened by Western weapons in Ukraine.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he hopes US President Joe Biden has the wisdom to deal with a global confrontation similar to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, referencing the war on Ukraine.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered the biggest hostilities between Moscow and the West since the Cuban crisis when the Soviet Union and the United States came close to a nuclear war.


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