Cuba´s FM congratulates Russia on patriotic date

Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba´s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez congratulated the Russian government and people on the 77th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945).

In Twitter, the island´s Minister said: Cuba recognizes the humankind´s gratitude debt to the heroic Soviet people for their sacrifice in facing fascism.

Russia celebrated the date with parades in 28 cities in which 65,000 troops, 2,400 types of weapons and more than 460 airplanes participated to commemorate the Soviet triumph in the World War II(1939-1945), which allowed Europa´s freedom from Nazism.

A total of 11,000 soldiers, military schools´ students and cadets, 131 modern weapons units and equipment took part in the ceremony on the emblematic Red Square.


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