Tag: Putin

Putin Visits Chavez in Russian Bid to Grow in Obama’s Backyard

April 1 (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will pay his first visit to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez tomorrow as Russia seeks to regain lost influence in Latin America through energy and arms deals.

Putin calls for overhaul of existing army systems

(Itar-Tass) — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called for an overhaul of existing army control, communication and reconnaissance systems. The experience of the latest local conflicts showed that up-to-date army control, communication and reconnaissance systems were “one of the critical factors…