In recent years, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has become increasingly strategically interested in Latin America. Despite clear geopolitical goals, the Kremlin’s relationship with the region has been marked by pragmatic realpolitik.
In Argentina this week a judge froze Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s (CFK) assets. The step was taken as a prosecutor investigates charges concerning the mishandling of U.S. dollars in futures market. But this is hardly the only headache the former president has right now. She is also being investigated for money laundering through her hotels in Patagonia. And a number […]