Venezuelan President Maduro visits Moscow to ask Russia for more money
07 December 2018 | 8:23 am
Russian President Putin has voiced strong support for his Venezuelan counterpart but made no mention of new loans. Beleaguered South American leader Nicolas Maduro is dependent upon Russia for his survival.
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