Cubans fight for Russia – level 1

06-10-2023 07:00

Cubans are going to Russia. They want to work there. They fight for Russia.

Yamidely Cervantes is from Cuba. She speaks about her husband. He leaves Cuba. He works in Russia now. He sends her money. It is much more money than people in Cuba usually earn. Many people in Cuba have no job. The situation is bad. That is why they go to Russia.

Some men want to fight. Some do different jobs. A report says that more than one hundred Cuban men go to Russia. They train in the army. But no one knows where.

Cuba has big problems with money. Some men think that fighting for Russia is the only thing they can do.

Difficult words: husband (a married man), earn (to make money), army (a group of people and machines which fight in a war).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What factors influence Cuban men's decision to leave their country to work and/or fight in Russia?


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