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Maduro grabbed the initiative from the US

President Nicolas Maduro proposed holding early parliamentary elections to the opposition-controlled Parliament, which were scheduled for the end of 2020. This proposal is the result of the contact group's work that is acting under the auspices of the EU. Last week, the group held talks in Caracas with representatives of Maduro and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido, RISS expert Igor Pshenichnikov said.

Russia has the answer to Washington’s anti-Venezuela sanctions

If US lawmakers pass new legislation aimed at countering Russia’s influence in Venezuela, Moscow will have to take tit-for-tat measures, Russian Ambassador to Venezuela Vladimir Zayemsky told Izvesita. Washington has not yet clarified what kind of steps are in the works against Moscow, but the US has dropped some hints at restrictions on Russian-Venezuelan cooperation in the oil industry.

Maduro makes futile attempt to reach out to opposition

Venezuelan authorities intend to hold dialogue with the opposition led by Juan Guaido but President Nicolas Maduro’s opponents are rejecting talks, Venezuelan Ambassador to Russia Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa told Izvestia. He added that Caracas was determined to take part in meetings on Venezuela that would be held in the coming months. However, it is unclear if the opposition will participate.

Venezuela's Supreme Court vs. US Attempted Coup

Venezuela's Constitution affirms the principles of what democratic governance is all about - based on fundamental freedoms, equity, justice under law, and the nation's sovereign independence

Coup attempt in Venezuela stalled

According to the latest information from Caracas, the coup attempt in Venezuela has stalled, RISS expert Igor Pshenichnikov said. "American blitzkrieg has failed, there follows a protracted struggle of nerves," he added.

US unlikely to leave Venezuela alone, warns expert

The current developments surrounding Venezuela were planned and carefully staged by the US, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies expert Igor Pshenichnikov told TASS. He commented on the escalating diplomatic pressure Caracas is undergoing and the withdrawal of ambassadors representing the Lima Group member states (Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay and Peru).

US may try to change regime in Venezuela following Maduro’s re-election, expert warns

The US may try to change the regime in Venezuela following Nicolas Maduro’s re-election by organizing a revolution or even militarily invading the country, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies expert Igor Pshenichnikov told TASS on Monday.

US may try change regime in Venezuela following Maduro’s re-election

The US may try to change the regime in Venezuela following Nicolas Maduro’s re-election by organizing a revolution or even militarily invading the country, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies expert Igor Pshenichnikov told TASS on Monday.