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Russia, China have invested heavily in Venezuela

Jan 28, 2019 - The Seattle Times

MOSCOW - Venezuela and President Nicolás Maduro have been a costly investment for Russia and China as they seek to expand their influence in Latin America. They are determined now not to lose ground.

Moscow and Beijing are warily eyeing the events in Venezuela in the past week, with opposition leader Juan Guaidó declaring himself acting president and demanding that Maduro resign.

President Donald Trump and several foreign leaders quickly recognized Guaidó as Venezuela's legitimate...