Venezuela's President Chavez warmly welcomes Russia's President Medvedev - and the ruddy Russian Navy.
Venezuela's Chavez welcomes Russian warshipsSurprised?
LA GUAIRA, Venezuela – Russian warships sailed into port in Venezuela on Tuesday in a show of strength as Moscow seeks to counter U.S. influence in Latin America.
Russia's first such deployment in the Caribbean since the Cold War is
timed to coincide with President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Venezuela, the first ever by a Russian president.
You shouldn't be. (What's the betting Mr Biden isn't?)
Surely you've heard similar sorts of stories before.
You know, such as the old seafarers' old saying re: stranger things happening at sea.
Read a bit more about it right here.
*(Cross posted across at 'appletree')