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Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Red Army
We send our deepest affection to our brothers-in-arms, said Vice Admiral Pedro Perez, chief of the Revolutionary Navy, at the main event to commemorate the Red Army's anniversary in Havana.

Perez said Cubans feel proud of the solidarity and assistance the then Soviet Union granted to the Cuban Revolution.

General Alvaro Lopez, deputy chief of the General Staff of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, Ambassadors Andrei Dimitriev (Russia) and Igor Paluyan (Belarus), and Kazakhstan's business attaché, Beisenbek Diusenbayev, attended the event.

Also present at the meeting were a representation of military attaches accredited in Havana, the National News Agency (AIN) reported.

The Red Army was founded on February 23, 1918, to fight the civil war and foreign intervention that followed the October Revolution led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.


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