The Second Declaration of Havana as the Political Manifest of the Socialistic Stage of the Cuban Revolution

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The Second Declaration of Havana ratified on February 4, 1962 is the most important document of the socialistic stage of the Cuban Revolution. The historical analysis of this document is essential to appreciate all the peculiarity of the socialism formation in Cuba and to understand the origin of the principles of the revolutionary internationalism during the Cuban Revolution. However, investigations, which are dedicated to specifically this issue, does not present in the Russian historiography. The aim of this work is to clarify the role of the Second Declaration of Havana in the process of the socialistic ideology formation in Cuba under specific historical conditions of the first half of the 20th century and also to estimate the impact of the foreign policy of USA and VIII Consultative Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of American States (OAS), which took place in January 1962, onto the radicalization of the Cuban Revolution.

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Artem Aleksandrovich Lepeshkin

Lomonosov Moscow State University

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Postgraduate Student, Department of Modern and Contemporary History, Faculty of History

Leninskie gory, 1, Moscow, Russia, 119991


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