Mourning rally in memory of Fidel Castro began in Havana

In Havana began mourning rally in memory of the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro, reports TASS. The action involves about one million people.


Held a rally on Revolution square near the memorial of Jose Marti. In Havana arrived more than 50 foreign delegations, including from Russia, represented by the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. It is planned that he will speak at the rally. Russian speaker is accompanied by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov and first Deputy speaker of the lower house of Parliament Ivan Melnikov and members of the Duma Committee on international Affairs.


30 Nov ashes Fidel Castro will go to four-day journey from Havana to Santiago de Cuba. In 1959, on the same route but in the opposite direction, was the so-called Caravan of liberty, headed by Comandante, to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.


The ceremony of the burial of the leader of the Cuban revolution will be held on 4 December in the cemetery of St. Iphigenia in the North-West of the city of Santiago de Cuba.


Fidel Castro died on November 25 at 91-year life.

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