Muscovites, representatives of the Russian authorities and living in Russia, the Cubans bring flowers to the Embassy of Cuba, expressing sorrow at the passing of Fidel Castro. “Echo of Moscow” reports that the fence, there’s also rum and cigars are the symbolic goods of Cuban exports.
National flag at the Embassy at half-mast in sign of mourning, reports TASS. The funeral of Fidel is scheduled for December 4th, mourning for the leader of the revolution will continue for 9 days.
The Ambassador of Cuba in Moscow Emilio Lozada Garcia at the Embassy thanked all who came to Express condolences.
“The Ambassador just said that the Embassy was not prepared for such a loss, although Fidel Castro recently said that all should be ready for his death,” – said TASS Deputy Chairman of the Business Council Russia – Cuba Tatyana Mashkova after a conversation with the Cuban Ambassador. “We have no big pictures, no Books of condolence, do it now. Despite his age, no one imagined that this would happen,” she conveyed the words of Ambassador.
The historic leader of the Cuban revolution, founder and leader of the first socialist state in the Western hemisphere – Cuba – Fidel Castro, died Friday night at 91-year life.
It is expected that on Saturday the body of the leader of the Cuban revolution will be cremated in accordance with his last will.
Bury him in Santiago de Cuba, where the army’s Moncada barracks that Fidel Castro and his comrades decided to capture during the attempted coup in 1953. After the failure of Fidel was arrested and sentenced to 15 years, but two years later released under the Amnesty. The following year he organized in Mexico guerrilla group and with his associates, among whom was the legendary revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, landed in Cuba, began a guerrilla war against Batista. January 1, 1959, the guerrillas took Havana, opening a new Chapter in the history of Cuba.