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    Cuba's first Russian nightclub - the "Balalaika" - opened Feb 1 with much fanfare - a Russian "taberna" is the heart of old Havana.

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    Background: Cuba's first Russian nightclub - the "Balalaika" - opened Feb 1 with much fanfare - a Russian "taberna" is the heart of old Havana.

    A band played almost indecipherable music - waiters wore red tunics rather than white coats, and the menu had a slightly Oriental flavour, but otherwise the usual modern style was not much changed.

    An opening night audience, mostly sightseers expecting at least to view the Russian ambassador, saw only patrons, many of them in shirtsleeves of leather jackets....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DB80HKVD5XU7AWOGLWDTH3RJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DB80HKVD5XU7AWOGLWDTH3RJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
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    /
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    N/A

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