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Forget Venezuela, Russia Is looking to Nicaragua

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


As the crisis in Venezuela continues, certain states that have supported the Maduro government may be looking for more stable partners.

For the Russian Federation, its new crown jewel in the Western Hemisphere, nowadays at least, is Nicaragua. Managua and Moscow enjoy cordial diplomatic relations, and Russia has sold military platforms to Nicaragua in recent years, like fifty T-72 battle tanks last year, among other heavy platforms.

Source: The National Interest