Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow

World / Politics Jul 24, 2019

Russia says Venezuela's opposition is in contact with Moscow

Venezuela's opposition, including representatives of its leader, Juan Guaido, has been in contact with Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its website on Tuesday. "We've been actively talking to representatives of Venezuela's political landscape — government, opposition figures, including J. Guaido's people, who are reaching ...

Russia denies U.S. claim it told Venezuela's Maduro not to flee

World / Politics May 2, 2019

Russia denies U.S. claim it told Venezuela's Maduro not to flee

Russia on Wednesday rejected a U.S. allegation it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee the country the previous day, calling the assertion a calculated attempt to demoralize the army and escalate the crisis there. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told broadcaster ...