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 ...