Russia Redoubles Actions for the Release of Cuban Antiterrorists

1 Moscow, Sep 11.- The Club of Friends of Cuba in St. Petersburg has joined new forces today at a cultural event, to claim the immediate release of the Cuban antiterrorist fighters arrested 15 years ago and condemned in an irregular trial in the United States. Based in the School 43 of Russia's second major city, the club members reiterated

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Cuban President Raul Castro Arrives in Moscow

3 Moscow, Jul 10.- Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz arrived on Tuesday in Moscow on a working visit, during which he will meet his Russian counterpart, Valdimir Putin and the European country´s Premier, Dmitri Medvedev. As part of the visit´s agenda, Raul will also pay his respects to the Unknown Soldier and lay a wreath of flowers at the monument

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Cuban Pianist Performs at Tchaikovsky Conservatory

1 Moscow, Mar 24. – The audience at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory enjoyed the performance by Cuban pianist Frank Fernandez, who gave a master class in a gesture that recognizes the musical development in his country and Latin America. After his highly-acclaimed performance at the Great Hall of the Conservatory before 2,000 people, including 20 diplomats accredited in Moscow, the composer

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Russia Discards Possible Iranian Nuclear Attack on Israel

6 Moscow, Mar 21. – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discarded the possibility of an Iranian nuclear attack on Israel, and warned on the current danger of encouraging an arms race in the Middle East. Lavrov stated that Iran would never use nuclear weapons to attack Israel. That would be impossible if at least we take into account the fact

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Putin Wins Russian Presidential Elections

3 Moscow, Mar 5. – Central Electoral Commission (CEC) Head Vladimir Churov on Monday announced the extra-official result of the presidential elections, in which Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin won 63.75 percent of votes. Churov stated that, after counting more than 99.9 percent of the ballots, Putin had 45,109,640 votes. The turnout was 65.3 percent, five points above the December

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Russia-Cuba: Longstanding Win-Win Cooperation

7 Moscow, Feb 11. – The interest of Russia in a friendly country like Cuba, and vice versa, entails a longstanding win-win economic, cultural and sports cooperation with ever increasing prospects. As the electoral campaign for presidential elections of March 4 is at its peak and makes headlines in every newspaper, the Rassiskaya Gazeta journal devoted a full page to

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Alicia Alonso, the Bolshoi at Her Feet

1 Moscow, Aug 2 .- Director of the Cuban National Ballet, prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, described her return to Moscow, where she will be honored, as "returning to the heart of a flower". In remarks to journalists, together with eight new figures of the company that she manages and Bolshoi dancers Svetlana Zajarova and Andrei Uravov, she highlighted the

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Russia: Free the Cuban Five

2 Moscow, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Russian organizations of solidarity with Cuba demanded today to the American president Barack Obama the release of the five Cuban antiterrorists and also the end of the American embargo, said today some diplomatic sources. A letter delivered in the US Embassy in this city, repeated the demand to free the Cuban five, which are

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