Died Fidel Castro
MOSCOW, 26 Nov — RIA Novosti. Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90 years, reports Agence France Presse with reference to the Cuban leader Raul Castro. On the death of Fidel announced on Cuban television, according to Reuters.
“The leader of the Cuban revolution died in 22.29 tonight (06.29 Saturday GMT — ed),” announced Raul Castro on state TV, his words led Agence France-Presse.
Castro will be cremated on Saturday, said the brother of the revolutionary Cuban leader Raul Castro.
“Castro was from the galaxy of the Great, the world has changed. The world will remember about him,” wrote the Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov in his microblog on Twitter.
Died Fidel Castro. Sorry for Cuban friends, and to the people of Cuba. Castro was from the galaxy of the Great, the world has changed. The world will remember about him.
— Alexei Pushkov (@Alexey_Pushkov) 26 Nov 2016.
Fidel is a Cuban revolutionary, statesman and politician, was born August 13, 1926. Since December 1976, for 30 years, was Chairman of the State Council and the Council of Ministers of Cuba, was also commander in chief of the Revolutionary armed forces and Chairman of the Council of national defense.
As a result of deterioration of their health status, 31 July 2006, Fidel Castro handed over the duties and powers of the head of state Council and Council of Ministers and his brother Raul Castro.