Putin Erects Statue in Moscow to Honor Fidel Castro

“On Tuesday, (Nov. 22)  Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel unveiled a monument in honor of Fidel Castro, the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution,” reported Cuba’s KGB-founded media.  “Fidel Castro dedicated his whole life to an unconditional struggle for the triumph of the ideas of good, peace, and justice,” Putin said, adding that the Cuban revolutionary “is rightly considered one of the 20th century’s most brilliant and charismatic leaders. He is a truly legendary person.”

We’re not accustomed to seeing Mr Macho-Cool Vladimir Putin made an international jackass. But many Cuba-watchers snickered as the hapless Russian President was repeatedly swindled by the Castro brothers he so eloquently hailed last month. On July 11, 2014, for instance, Putin visited Cuba and “wrote off” the Castro-Crime-Syndicate’s (pronounced as “Cuba” by the media) $32 billion debt to the Soviet Union. “That old thing? I never liked it anyway,” Cuba-watchers easily imagine Putin hissing through gritted teeth. “We will provide support to our Cuban friends to overcome the illegal (U.S.) blockade of Cuba,” is what Putin actually hissed for the record. Seems that KGB Colonel Putin is greatly perturbed by international “illegalities.”Fast forward to 2022 and we get …

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