Russian Warships Dock at Havana Bay

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 20, 2008 2:36 PM CST
Russian Warships Dock at Havana Bay
Russians wave to the Admiral Chabanenko as it arrives in Havana.   (AP Photo)

Russian warships arrived in Havana yesterday for the first time since the end of the Cold War, the London Times reports. The visit comes at the end of a 3-month South American tour that Russia expected would raise hackles in the US. “I guess they’re on R&R,” said Condoleezza Rice. Russia sent off the warships after US ships entered the Black Sea this summer in support of Georgia.

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