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A propósito de Soy Cuba y las co-producciones cubano-soviético-rusas

SOY CUBA, OCÉANO Y LISANKA: DE LO ALEGÓRICO A LO COTIDIANO. TRANSFORMACIONES EN LAS COPRODUCCIONES CUBANO-SOVIÉTICO-RUSAS     Por motivos diferentes, entre los cuales se repiten las carencias económicas y técnicas (aunque no son los únicos), y con resultados no … Continue reading

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I AM CUBA, RESTORED AND REIMAGINED

By Maggie Sivit for Hyperallergic (Post and image from Repeating Islands)   When Soviet director Mikhail Kalatozov was commissioned to make a film about the Cuban Revolution, he set out to make a Battleship Potemkin for the Cuban people. The film he made instead, I … Continue reading

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Soviet writer Eduard Uspensky, creator of world-famous Cheburashka, dies aged 80

Soviet writer Eduard Uspensky, who created the world-famous Cheburashka character, died in Moscow aged 80, his daughter Irina told TASS on Tuesday. Foto: Damaris Puñales-Alpizar   Uspensky was also the creator of many other stories that were very popular, like Three … Continue reading

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Vivienda soviética: de Moscú a La Habana y Quilpué

Fragmento del artículo de Ángelo Narváez, aparecido en la revista La Raza Cómica, de Chile. Para leer el artículo completo, pinchar aquí. La primera vez que se utilizó en Latinoamérica la técnica soviética de construcción de viviendas sociales por ensamble … Continue reading

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They look different, but they are the same brand: Lada is coming back to Cuba

Lada brand returns to Cuba Peter Sigal Automotive News Europe November 29, 2017 15:10 CET PARIS — AvtoVAZ said it would resume exports of its Lada cars to Cuba, starting with a shipment of 344 Vesta sedans and Largus crossovers … Continue reading

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On the movie Sergio and Sergei, by Ernesto Daranas Serrano, and the complicated relationship between Cuba and the former Soviet Union (by Diana Sánchez)

    As the Soviet Union crumbles in 1991, an amateur radio operator in Cuba makes unexpected contact with stranded cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev as he observes the dissolution of his nation from orbit, in Cuban director Ernesto Daranas Serrano’s comedic … Continue reading

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Lengua rusa en Cuba

Desde el 31 de octubre y hasta el 3 de noviembre, Cuba celebró una jornada dedicada a la lengua rusa en la isla. En la Universidad de Guantánamo, sede de las celebraciones, tuvieron lugar conferencias, presentaciones, concursos infantiles… En este … Continue reading

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