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Anti-Cuban maneuver in the Organization of American States defeated

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Party Political Bureau member and Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla posted a tweet yesterday, July 28, noting the defeat of a U.S. sponsored anti-Cuban maneuver in the OAS, rejected by the majority of member countries. A call for a meeting made by the United States to the Organization of American States (OAS) to “analyze the situation in Cuba,” no doubt to justify interference, failed miserably due to the refusal of the majority of its member countries.

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Cuba thanks Russia for humanitarian aid

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July 25, two An-124 aircraft landed at Havana’s José Martí International Airport, carrying 88 tons of food and a million medical facemasks, as part of a donation from the Russian Federation. Party Political Bureau member and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla posted a tweet thanking Russia for a humanitarian donation that arrived in Cuba aboard two aircraft July 25.

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Russia urged to avoid foreign meddling in Cuban affairs

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The vice president of the Council of the Russian Federation, Konstantin Kosachev, highlighted today his country’s repeated call to avoid interference and external pressure on the problems Cuba faces. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, the Senate leader emphasized that most of the economic and social hardships that Cuba and its people are going through are associated with more than 60 years of the US blockade.

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Cuba and Russia reiterate mutual interest in cooperation

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The need to globalize solidarity and international cooperation were emphasized yesterday, during the 18th meeting of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for economic-commercial and scientific-technical collaboration, which concludes today, and is headed by co-chairs Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, deputy prime minister of the Republic of Cuba, and Yuri Ivanovich Borisov, vice president of the Russian Federation’s government.

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Cuba condemns interference in Russia’s internal affairs

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Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Monday condemned Western countries’ interference in Russia’s internal affairs and reaffirmed his solidarity with Russian authorities. Russia denounced the provocation orchestrated by the West, particularly the United States, after supporting protests organized by followers of opposition blogger Alexei Navalni, prosecuted in two court cases, in several cities of the country.

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Russia condemns Google blocking of Cuban accounts

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The Russian Federation’s Foreign Ministry recently denounced Google’s blocking of this newspaper’s account and those of other Cuban news media by the U.S. digital media conglomerate Google. “The blocking of Granma newspaper, Mesa Redonda (television program) and Cubavisión Internacional.

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Communist Party of Russia honors Cuban leaders

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The Communist Party of the Russian Federation awarded commemorative medals on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory over Fascism to the first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raul Castro; President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel; Second Secretary José Ramón Machado; President of the National Assembly, Esteban Lazo, and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz.

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Cuba and Russia look to the future of bilateral relations with optimism

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Russian-Cuban links have a long, fraternal history. Exchanges between our peoples dates back to the 18th century, when in 1782 the Russian doctor Fyodor Karzhavin arrived in Havana. After living in Cuba for two years, he came to agree with many of the principles that would later motivate Cubans to struggle for their independence from the Spanish colonial power. Official contact between Russia and the Republic of Cuba began in 1902, laying the foundation for bilateral relations between the two countries.

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Russia and Cuba sign largest contract in recent history and Putin accepts Diaz-Canel’s invitation to visit Cuba

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Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the invitation of his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel to visit our country, Russian Ambassador to Havana Andrei Guskov told Sputnik. The date for the trip “will be studied in terms of the head of state’s agenda, along with other high-level bilateral contacts,” Guskov added. During his trip to Russia last October, Díaz-Canel invited the Russian President to visit Cuba. Putin stated that he would surely take advantage of the invitation.

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Machado receives president of Just Russia Party

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The Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party, José Ramón Machado Ventura, received on Monday afternoon the President of A Just Russia Party, Sergei Mironov, who is conducting an official visit to our country. In the cordial meeting, the two expressed satisfaction with the development of relations between our two countries, and discussed topics on the international agenda, with special emphasis on the current situation in Latin America and the Caribbean.