Kiev, May 10 - The Cuban embassy in Ukraine celebrated Victory Day against fascism and paid tribute to the heroes and victims of the Second World War (1939-1945), diplomatic sources indicated today.
Together with directors and members of the Ukrainian Committee Stop Blocking, the day before Cuban diplomats placed flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in this city, and exchanged with Ukrainian veterans of the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945).
Later, they laid flowers on the Hill of Immortality in Victory Park, together with the leaders of the Union of Left Forces Party of Ukraine, Maxim Goldarb and Vasily Volga.
Before the monument Mother saying goodbye to her son who is leaving for the war, the Cuban ambassador to Ukraine, Natacha Díaz, on behalf of the people of the island, reiterated her gratitude to all those who fell in the fight against Nazism.
Soviet soldiers not only defended their country, but liberated Europe from the fascist invasion.
During the war, Ukraine was an integral republic of the then Soviet Union, where more than 27 million people lost their lives as a result of the war. (Text and photo: PL)