The name of Fidel Castro RUz: in Russia are multiplying the initiatives of local authorities to perpetuate the name of the leader of the Cuban revolution
In Russia in honor of the deceased 90-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution, Comandante Fidel Castro RUz in a hurry to call the city, schools, streets, mountain peaks, annual sports tournaments…
After the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, in his telegram to the brother of the deceased Raul called Fidel “a sincere and reliable friend of Russia”, the Creator of “a free and independent Cuba,” and his name “the symbol of an era in recent world history”, in the cities and towns of the Russian steel is multiplying initiatives of local authorities to perpetuate the name of Fidel Castro.
In the Moscow city Duma expressed readiness to consider the street name in honor of the Castro, reports TASS. The Moscow city Duma Chairman Alexei Shaposhnikov declared that deputies intend to consider the installation of a monument or name a street or alley of the capital in honor of Castro “figure universal scale, great politician, great orator, the great son of his people.”
The Chairman of the Commission on monumental art at the city Parliament Igor Voskresensky has said that consideration of the application for the installation of a monument to Fidel, it would be his honor.
In Murmansk the local office of the Communist party also wants to put a monument to him, since Castro visited the city in 1963. The place for the monument has already chosen – is the area in front of the train station where Castro was then met by thousands of residents, reports FlashNord.
The mayor of Makhachkala, Musa Musayev noted that Castro will be named not only the street, the authorities will hold the honor of commander tournaments.
In North Ossetia in the name of Fidel Castro decided to call one of the mountain peaks and also to hold a sporting event – open Republican tournament on rock climbing and mountaineering. The President of Federation of mountaineering of the Republic of Kazbek khamitsaev recalled that Castro “was another pride of the Ossetian people – army General Issa Pliev, who during the Cuban missile crisis, he commanded the group of Soviet forces in Cuba.”
To name two mountain peaks in honor of the events of the Cuban revolution can in Krasnoyarsk region. Two peaks of the ridge Borus in the area of the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP will be named Moncada and the Cuban revolutionaries.
The Governor of Orel region Vadim Potomsky November 28, proposed to call one of the schools in eagle by the name of Fidel Castro. So the head of the region, a Communist party member, decided to honor the memory of the departed leader of the Cuban revolution, according to “the Oryol news”.
And the activists of the Cubano-Cuban friendship turned to address the Governor with a proposal to name the name of Hero of the Soviet Union, Fidel Castro is a town in the Kuban. To rename the proposed Krymsk, or rather to give him a second name – Fidel.
In addition, to call the streets in honor of the Castro I want to Sochi, Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg. However, the mayor of Yekaterinburg Yevgeny Roizman slowed down the initiative of citizens, stating that you must first call the streets in honor of local Heroes of the Patriotic war and Heroes of the Soviet Union, and only then think about the perpetuation of famous people, who had no relationship to the city, according to “Vedomosti-Urals”.
Novgorod regional branch of the party “Communists of Russia” has suggested to call the name of Castro world festival of youth and students held in Russia in 2017, reports RIA “Novosti”.