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Russia to Export 60,000 Tons of Wheat to Venezuela per Month

Russia will export 60,000 tons of wheat to Venezuela each month under a new trade deal. (TT/CC)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday his government had secured a major wheat deal with Russia.

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Russia Warns Against US Interference in Venezuela, Calls for Dialogue

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) and Russian leader, Vladimir Putin (R). (Reuters)

A Russian foreign ministry spokesperson slammed a statement by the U.S. Southern Command, saying these would further worsen the crisis in Venezuela.

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Russia Comes Out in Support of Venezuelan Sovereignty, Backs Dialogue

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova. (RT)

Russia’s Foreign Ministry released a statement Friday urging “external forces” to “refrain from making statements that could add fuel to the fire of infighting in Venezuela”.

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Russia Reaffirms Support for Venezuelan Sovereignty

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. (EFE)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov highlighted his government’s commitment to Venezuelan sovereignty Monday during a bilateral meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart in Moscow.

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Venezuela Condemns Assassination of Russian Ambassador in Turkey

Turkish authorities carry the Russian flag-draped coffin of Andrei Karlov during a ceremony at Ankara’s Esenboga airport. (Ade

Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry issued an official communiqué Monday repudiating the assassination of Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

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Russia, Venezuelan Military Reject Foreign Intervention

Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez rejects unconstitutional attempts to overthrow the Maduro government. (teleSU

The Russian government and Venezuela’s armed forces gave their backing to the democratically elected Maduro government following a unilateral parliamentary impeachment attempt.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Signs Deals with Turkey and Azerbaijan, Meets with Putin

President Maduro meets with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Istanbul. (@PresidencialVen)

 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro concluded a series of bilateral agreements with his Turkish and Azerbaijani counterparts Monday on the sidelines of the 23rd annual World Energy Congress in Istanbul

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Russia Denounces External Forces for Crisis in Venezuela

A Venezuelan opposition protester dressed as the Statue of Liberty at an anti-government demonstration. (LaIguana)

Moscow spoke out against what it says are external attempts to destabilise Venezuela and warned against the imposition of “colour scenarios” in the South American country. 

 

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Venezuela Begins Printing 500 and 1000 Bolivar Bills, Signs Oil Deal with Russia

100 Bolivar bills (courtesy)

Venezuela’s Central Bank announced Monday that it would begin printing 500 and 1000 Bolivar bills while phasing out smaller denominations in a bid to keep pace with the country’s soaring inflation.

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Venezuela and Russia Reach $14 Billion Oil and Gas Deal

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro with Rosneft president Sechin (Reuters)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro concluded an agreement with Russia's state-owned Rosneft that will see an additional $14 billion in investment in the South American country's oil and gas industry over the coming years. 

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