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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...

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By Edition On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Venezuela cuts oil supply to Citgo as Russia’s Rosneft gets more

HOUSTON - Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA has reduced crude sales to its U.S. refining unit Citgo Petroleum while increasing supply to Russia’s Rosneft (ROSN.MM), following a plan signed in May to catch up on overdue More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Curaçao and Russia suspend Colombian beef shipments due to foot and mouth

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao and Russia, two of Colombia's biggest beef buyers, have suspended shipments from the Andean nation after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, Colombian officials said on Tuesday. A ship carrying More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Venezuela’s millions in debt to Russia led to confiscation of oil cargo

WILLEMSTAD - Russia is losing patience with ally Venezuela because of the country’s million-dollar debt. Russia confiscated an oil tanker that belonged to the state-owned oil companhy PDVSA because Maduro’s More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Despite alliance, Russian shipper holds Venezuela oil hostage over debts

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA, sent a tanker in October to the Caribbean with the expectation that its cargo of crude would fetch about $20 million – money the crisis-stricken More...