U.S. sanctions another subsidiary of Russia's Rosneft over Venezuela oil The measure against TNK follows U.S. sanctions against Rosneft Trading S.A. Feb. 18, 2020, on similar claims.
21:00, 13 March 2020
U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia's Rosneft Washington accused Rosneft of buying oil from Venezuela in circumvention of U.S. sanctions.
11:20, 19 February 2020
Reuters: Russia sends Lavrov to Venezuela to 'counteract' U.S. sanctions In Venezuela, Lavrov will meet Maduro as well as Executive Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza.
18:40, 04 February 2020
Russia through informal channels offered U.S. to swap Ukraine for Venezuela – ex-NSC official The Russian press and various commentators picked up on the narrative.
09:00, 13 November 2019
Newsweek: Russia confirms military forces remain in Venezuela "The composition of our presence there remains unchanged for many years," the Russian state-owned company Rostec said.
15:20, 05 June 2019
Bloomberg: Venezuela defaults on gold swap with Deutsche Bank As part of a financing agreement signed in 2016, Venezuela received a cash loan from Deutsche Bank and put up 20 tonnes of gold as collateral.
11:40, 05 June 2019
Reuters: Oil rises amid U.S. sanctions, surging China crude imports With U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela in place, analysts said global oil markets remained tight.
09:00, 08 May 2019
Reuters: Trump, Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord The two leaders also discussed Ukraine.
20:56, 03 May 2019
Military action possible in Venezuela, Pompeo says In addition to a handful of actions already taken by the Trump Administration to stop Cuba's support, "there are more that we will continue to work on," Pompeo said adding that "we'll do the same for the Russians."
10:00, 02 May 2019
Pompeo: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela – media He was headed for Havana, the secretary of state said.
14:25, 01 May 2019
U.S. says Russia's meddling in Venezuela "fundamental" (Video) Pompeo has accused Moscow of supporting the Maduro regime and deploying its troops, to set up a training center on the ground.
09:00, 15 April 2019
White House warns Russia over troops in Venezuela, threatens sanctions – media U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this week said "Russia has to get out" of Venezuela.
22:29, 29 March 2019
Trump tells Russia to get its troops out of Venezuela – Reuters All options are open to make Russian forces leave, according to Trump.
21:45, 27 March 2019
Pompeo calls on Russia to stop continued insertion of its military personnel to Venezuela Pompeo called on Russia to cease its unconstructive behavior.
21:18, 25 March 2019
Venezuela says Russian planes land for military cooperation – AP Russian military officials are visiting to discuss equipment maintenance and training, and strategy, the source claimed.
10:20, 25 March 2019
Russian air force planes land in Venezuela carrying troops: report A flight-tracking website showed that two planes left from a Russian military airport bound for Caracas on Friday, and another flight-tracking site showed that one plane left Caracas on Sunday.
23:20, 24 March 2019
U.S. extends Venezuela sanctions The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned Venezuela’s state gold mining company and its president for propping up the illegitimate Maduro regime.
09:50, 20 March 2019
Russia's sanctioned Rusfincorp to take on Venezuela's oil giant accounts: media Russian authorities made the decision to move the Venezuelan accounts after consultations with their counterparts and business in Venezuela, two sources familiar with the negotiations said.
10:20, 07 March 2019
Venezuela's Guaido says "all options open" after soldiers set fire to aid convoys at border (Video) Nicolas Maduro had ordered the Venezuelan military to close the border with Colombia to bar humanitarian aid, which is being supported by the opposition, from entering the country.
12:40, 24 February 2019