Since the Soviet Union after the Russian fleet’s first visit to Cuba (map)
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BEIJING, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) The BBC reported that the Russian navy said the Russian fleet will visit to Cuba. This is the post-Soviet Russian navy’s first visit to Cuba.
plans to visit the Russian Navy conducted between December 19-22. Russian Navy fleet’s flagship is the destroyer “Qiaba years Ke Haijun will” sign.
recent “Qiaba years Ke Haijun will,” the destroyer took part in joint naval exercises and Venezuela, is the first one after World War II Russian warships through the Panama Canal.
activities of the Russian navy is considered to Moscow for influence in Latin America to strengthen efforts.
Cuban revolutionary leaders during the Cold War the Soviet Union’s close ally, but since the Soviet collapse in 1991 after Cuba and Russia to reduce contact.
Russia and Cuba have recently made efforts to restore the relationship.
two hurricanes hit Cuba this year, Russia was the first to provide humanitarian aid to the Cuban State. Russia and Cuba signed in November, several major trade agreements.