An agreement on military-technological cooperation was signed in Managua by the Russian Federation and the Republic of Nicaragua. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry's department of information and press, this document "lays a legal foundation for development of contacts in this sphere between Russia and Nicaragua, and provides favourable conditions for intensifying bilateral partnership". This agreement, signed on the eve of general elections in Nicaragua, is "another evidence of the general positive development" of Russian-Nicaraguan relations based on principles of mutual benefit and continuity, said at the ministry.
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities