Russia and Venezuela

Putin and Maduro discuss battle against coronavirus

Putin and Maduro discuss battle against coronavirus

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, including supplies of Russian vaccines, in a phone call with Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, the Kremlin press service reported. …

Venezuela receives new shipment of Sputnik V vaccine

Venezuela receives new shipment of Sputnik V vaccine

Another shipment of the Sputnik V vaccine was delivered to Venezuela Monday, Russian embassy in Caracas announced in its Twitter. "Another Sputnik shipment is already in Caracas," the tweet says. According to the …

Russia and Venezuela signed 12 documents on cooperation

Russia and Venezuela signed 12 documents on cooperation

Russia and Venezuela, following a meeting of the intergovernmental commission in Caracas, signed 12 documents in various spheres, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said. "Twelve documents were signed on cooperation in …

Maduro receives first dose of Russian vaccine

Maduro receives first dose of Russian vaccine

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and First Lady Cilia Flores have received their first dose of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Venezuelan state television reported on Saturday, CNA informs. Maduro said he felt …

Rosneft withdraws from all projects in Venezuela

Rosneft withdraws from all projects in Venezuela

Rosneft has completely discontinued its operations in Venezuela and withdrawn from all projects in the country, including exploration and production entities, as well as oilfield services companies, Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s oil …

Russia to print bolivar bills for Venezuela

Russia to print bolivar bills for Venezuela

Venezuela’s government has turned to Russia's Goznak state-owned money printer to purchase 300 million new bolivar bills, Bloomberg reported.  The notes will carry denominations ranging from …

New Cuban Missile Crisis?

New Cuban Missile Crisis?

Russia's deployment of missile systems in Venezuela would be an effective response to the U.S. missile tests which violate the INF Treaty, member of the Russian State Duma's defense committee Alexander Sherin …

Bolton: Lavrov and Pompeo to discuss Venezuela today

Bolton: Lavrov and Pompeo to discuss Venezuela today

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security …

 Russia-U.S. consultations on Venezuela held in Rome

Russia-U.S. consultations on Venezuela held in Rome

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov held consultations in Rome with U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams on the situation in Venezuela. According to the source in the Russian delegation, …

Maduro expressed gratitude to Putin

Maduro expressed gratitude to Putin

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had given Venezuela support on all fronts and that Caracas was grateful. "Putin is giving us support on all levels …

Putin expresses support to Maduro in phone call

Putin expresses support to Maduro in phone call

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro and expressed support, after several other nations recognized the self-declared Venezuelan leader Juan …