Cuba honors Soviet Revolution
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- Politics and Government
- 11 / 09 / 2006
The homage was carried out by Cuba s Revolutionary Armed Forces, which in the name of the Cuban people paid tribute with a military ceremony on Tuesday to the troops that rose up against the Russian Czar 89 years ago.
Wreaths in the name of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ministry (MINFAR), the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples and the embassies of Russia, Ukraine, Byelorussia, and Kazakhstan were laid at the International Soviet Soldier Mausoleum.
The act was headed by MINFAR Maj. Gen. Ermio Hernandez, who was accompanied by other top ranking officials, the Byelorussian ambassador to Cuba, Igar Paluyan, and members of the diplomatic body of Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan.