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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who arrived in Moscow on his fourth official visit in two years, said that he sees opportunities to increase Russian investment in the Venezuelan economy by another $1 billion.
This amount, according to TASS, appears in the supporting materials for Maduro's talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which are taking place in the Kremlin.
According to the documents, additional Russian investments can be directed to the development of the mining industry …
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced in a tweet on Tuesday that he has arrived in Russia.
“We have arrived in the Russian motherland in order to strengthen our historic and extremely positive relations and the respect between our nations,” he wrote on Twitter, publishing a photograph from the airport.
He said that the fraternal relations that Moscow and Caracas have built over the years “are the fundamental axis for building a flourishing future for Venezuela”.
Previously the …
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro plans to make another trip to Russia, announced Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov on Friday.
According to Peskov, the visit is currently being planned.
Peskov did not specify when the visit would take place, but he did note that Maduro would not be participating in the Russian Energy Week, which will be held from October 2-5.
The visit will take place “quite soon”, most likely in the first few days of October, three informed sources told the Interfax news …
Venezuela’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido has been trying to contact Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told RT in an interview.
He said that Moscow has never ceased its dialog with Venezuela. “We are actively talking to all members of the Venezuelan political landscape – the government, the opposition, we even have people from Juan Guaido coming to us,” he noted.
Lavrov said that Moscow has explained to him “the inadmissibility of attempts to resolve internal …
Russian-produced military equipment will be used in Venezuela’s upcoming military drills, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told the press.
“To a large extent, the weaponry and military equipment in Venezuela and in the possession of the Bolivarian Armed Forces is Russian-produced equipment, and so it simply cannot be done any other way,” Ryabkov explained in response to reporters’ questions.
The deputy foreign minister said that he does not know whether Venezuela has military …
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will make an official visit to Russia soon, reports the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela on Twitter.
"Soon the President Nicolás Maduro will sign new agreements in Russia for the benefit of the people," the report said.
At the same time, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry did not specify the dates of Maduro's visit to Russia, and also did not specify what agreements are mentioned.
Commenting on this information, the Press …
President Nicolás Maduro during his speech at the exhibition of innovations and technologies of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces said that Venezuela wants to increase country's telecommunications capabilities and create a 4G communication system with the help of Russian and Chinese technologies, reports Venezolana de Television TV channel.
Maduro stated that the National Corporation for telecommunications and postal services was established. It will be headed by Jorge Marquez who is the …
After supplying the Maduro regime with military equipment and a contingent of one hundred soldiers, Russia has now begun to provide food for the Venezuelan army, which remains the only thing keeping Nicolas Maduro in power.
A high-ranking source in the Russian Defense Ministry informed TASS that the Venezuelan Armed Forces would be receiving more than 16,000 field rations from Russia.
On Thursday, Rosoboronexport, the Russian state defense export agency, posted information on the procurement …
After meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday 6 May, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters that no one in the world wants the Venezuelan crisis to end in war. However, he believes that any US military operation in the Latin American country could have catastrophic consequences.
“From my contact with American and other colleagues – European and Latin American – I do not see any proponents of a reckless military solution. I hope that this understanding which we …
The contingent of Russian soldiers in Venezuela may be enlarged, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza announced on Monday after a visit to Moscow where he met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Arreaza said that, in addition to military support, Caracas is counting on Russia’s support to overcome the US financial sanctions that have cut off the Nicolas Maduro regime from a significant portion of its oil dollars.
“We hope that with Russia’s support we will be able to establish …