Russia interest threatened
Updated: Jan 30, 2019
As Washington intensifies it's push to drive Nicolas Maduro from power, Russia's Putin vowed to support it's South American "strategic partner" and warned of the the "catastrophic" consequences if the US send military support to the opposition leader Juan Guaido.
The US called a special United Nations Security Council on Saturday to discuss the crisis in Venezuela but Russia warned of foreign intervention accusing the US of attempting a "coup"
Russia private military contractor have flown to Venezuela to increase security for Meduro a report that the Kremlin denied.