Russia Redoubles Actions for the Release of Cuban Antiterrorists

Russia Redoubles Actions for the Release of Cuban AntiterroristsMoscow, 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 in front of dozens of guests the demand of the return to their homeland of Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero, and Ramon Labañino.

Rene Gonzalez is the only one of the group who is already in Cuba, after completing 13 years in prison, a period of supervised release and renouncing his U.S. citizenship, a requirement by the judge in charge of the case.

Internationally known as the Five, those antiterrorist fighters were arrested on September 12, 1998 in Miami, for monitoring groups that organized, financed, and carried out terrorist actions against their country, it was reiterated during the gala.(Prensa Latina)