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By Edition On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Russia announces plans to set up its first ever military base in the Caribbean

MOSCOW, CARACAS - Russia has announced plans to set up its first ever military base in the Caribbean after striking a deal with cash-strapped Venezuela. The state-sponsored TASS news agency reported that Russian More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Will Russia keep its $6bn promise to Venezuela?

CARACAS - Russian officials have cast doubt on multibillion-dollar pledges to Venezuela touted by its president Nicolás Maduro, whose crisis-wracked country has become increasingly dependent on Moscow as its most More...

Igor Sechin
By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Rosneft chief rebukes Venezuela oil shipments

WASHINGTON, MEXICO CITY - The head of Russian oil company Rosneft, Igor Sechin, flew to Caracas last week to meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and complain over delayed oil shipments designed to repay loans, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Jamaica and Russia sign visa waiver agreement

KINGSTON - Jamaica and Russia have signed a reciprocal agreement to waive the visa requirement for travel to their respective countries. The agreement will allow mutual visits of citizens of Jamaica and Russia More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Russian oil bought by PDVSA for Cuba discharges in Curaçao

HOUSTON - A tanker that for more than a month was unable to deliver Russian crude to Venezuela's PDVSA amid a dispute between the state-run firm and ConocoPhillips has discharged its cargo in the Caribbean, and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Dutch foreign minister resigns after lying about Putin meeting

THE HAGUE - Dutch foreign minister Halbe Zijlstra has resigned after admitting he lied about being in Russian president Vladimir’s dacha in 2006 and hearing Putin talk about his plans for a greater Russia. Zijlstra More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Venezuela to go bankrupt in 48 hours triggering $60billion global financial crisis

CARACAS - Venezuela is on the brink of an official default potentially sparking huge financial chaos across the world. The crisis came to light after it was revealed state-owned firm PDVSA has not made a single More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Russia agrees to restructure Venezuela’s $3bn debt

MOSCOW - Russia’s Finance Ministry said on Wednesday that Venezuela's $2.8 billion debt to Moscow will be restructured to meet a previously agreed extension of payment terms. “We have an agreement on (debt) More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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St. Vincent mentioned in charges from probe into Russian interference in US elections

WASHINGTON - St Vincent and the Grenadines has found itself mentioned in the high-profile investigation into possible ties between US President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia. When Trump’s former More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Suriname pivots towards Russia; foreign minister to visit Moscow

PARAMARIBO - There has been new and intense diplomatic activity between the Russian Federation and Suriname. The two countries are preparing to sign agreements on military cooperation and a visa-free regime, according More...