The President honoured the memory of Soviet soldiers and officers killed on Cuban soil while performing the internationalist duty. The memorial was opened on February 23, 1978 on the site where the soldiers are buried. An eternal flame burns before the monument’s central wall.
Wreath-laying ceremony at the Memorial to Soviet Internationalist Soldiers
Vladimir Putin began his official visit to Cuba by laying a wreath at the Memorial to Soviet Internationalist Soldiers in the suburbs of Havana. President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro took part in the ceremony.