Venezuela Crisis Pits US Against Russia
Kremlin officials and Russian state media portray Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s legitimate leader, even though the United States and a host of other countries have declared him illegitimate and recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president. Russian media refer to the anti-Maduro demonstrators as extremists acting under the influence of the United States. With Alvaro Algarra in Caracas, VOA’s Ihar Tsikhanenka reports from Washington.
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