Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Russian Parliament approves Mishustin as candidate for prime minister Moscow, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The Duma (Russian lower house) approved Mikhail Mishustin's candidacy for Prime Minister on Wednesday, according to a proposal presented by President Vladimir Putin, following the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev's government. French teacher describes US blockade against Cuba as immoral By Waldo Mendiluza Paris, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) French university professor and activist Jean Ortiz on Monday described the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for six decades as immoral and criminal. Russia denies intention to participate in new arms race Moscow, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Russia reiterated today its intention to avoid participation in a new arms race, in the face of announcements by US President Donald Trump of the creation of a weapon never seen before.