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13.02.2015 (18:14)

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu in the course of his visit to Havana laid wreath to the National Hero of Cuba Antonio Maceo

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu in the course of his official visit to Havana laid wreath to the National Hero of Cuba General Antonio Maceo

Antonio Maceo was killed near the farm of San Pedro on December 8, 1896. He was advancing into the farm of San Pedro, only accompanied by small detachment, but the Spanish detected them and opened an intense fire. The monument to him was erected at the place of his death.

As a tradition heads of military delegations visiting Cuba lay wreaths to the Antonio Maceo monument.

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