Cuba's President Fidel Castro (R) and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (L) exchange documents during a treaty signing ceremony in Havana in this April 4, 1989 file photo. Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro said on February 19, 2008 that he will not return to lead the country, retiring as head of state 49 years after he seized power in an armed revolution. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/Files (CUBA)
Why Cuba has threaded the Russia needle for 60 years

Abstaining in the recent UN resolution wasn’t the first time it had to defend Moscow while abhorring its actions.

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