ABC News: New Cuba policy will restrict travel for Americans

ABC News

It could also leave an opening for Russia, according to James Williams, the president of Engage Cuba, a coalition of businesses and organizations lobbying to end the embargo. "While the Cuban people and U.S. businesses lose out, reverting back to our policy of isolation is a gift to the Kremlin. Russia is quickly expanding its foothold in Cuba, looking to regain its once diminished sphere of influence in our backyard," he said in a statement.