Russia's Hands-Off Approach to Latin America

Like Canada, Russia wants to see a strong, democratic hemisphere, says official Yan Burliay, but it won't risk meddling in countries' internal affairs.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 11/21/2007 12:00 am EST

Russia has the same objectives in Latin America as Canada, namely encouraging free and open markets, supporting democracy and ensuring security against organized crime, drugs and terrorists, said a senior Russian foreign ministry official last week.

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