Summary:By 1963, Cuba's alignment with the Soviet bloc was complete and was sealed by a tour of the USSR by Cuba's leader, Fidel Castro. At Samarkand he was given a warm welcome as a champion of revolution from the new world. Less than a year earlier, the Cuban missile crisis had brought East and West to the brink of nuclear war. Now, for Dr. Castro, there was time to relax among friends in the land which had backed him.
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