Support The Moscow Times!

Russia Says Venezuela's Opposition Is in Contact with Moscow

Juan Guaido Fernando Llano / AP / TASS

Venezuela's opposition, including representatives of its leader Juan Guaido, has been in contact with Moscow, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on its website on Tuesday.

"We've been actively talking to representatives of Venezuela's political landscape — government, opposition figures, including J. Guaido's people, who are reaching out to us," the ministry said, citing interviews given by the minister Sergei Lavrov to the media in Latin America.

He was quoted as saying that Moscow was telling Venezuela's opposition not to "decide its domestic problems by provoking external interference," in a jibe at the United States.

He also said that the situation in Venezuela was changing for the better.

… we have a small favor to ask. As you may have heard, The Moscow Times, an independent news source for over 30 years, has been unjustly branded as a "foreign agent" by the Russian government. This blatant attempt to silence our voice is a direct assault on the integrity of journalism and the values we hold dear.

We, the journalists of The Moscow Times, refuse to be silenced. Our commitment to providing accurate and unbiased reporting on Russia remains unshaken. But we need your help to continue our critical mission.

Your support, no matter how small, makes a world of difference. If you can, please support us monthly starting from just $2. It's quick to set up, and you can be confident that you're making a significant impact every month by supporting open, independent journalism. Thank you.

Once
Monthly
Annual
Continue
paiment methods
Not ready to support today?
Remind me later.

Read more