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Red Line: Syria, Cuba and Bradley Manning

April 26, 2011
Ekaterina Kudashkina,” Mira Salganik,” Sergei Strokan, Voice of Russia
Each week, Voice of Russia hosts Red Line, a discussion about the events of the week, as seen from Moscow. This week, events in Syria, changes in Cuba and Bradley Manning.

Participants: Ekaterina Kudashkina, Sergei Strokan, Mira Salganik, Murhaf Jouejati, Vitaly Makarov, Joe Glanville

Ekaterina Kudashkina: This week we start with Syria, which is being rocked by unprecedented anti-governmental protests demanding political and economic reforms and the resignation of 45-year old President Bashar al-Assad. We shall then move on to the Caribbean to look at Cuba where the Communist Party Congress—the first in 14 years—coincided with the 50th anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion; finally, we will discuss the story of the U.S. Marine Private Bradley Manning, still being held in solitary confinement in Quantico, Virginia

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