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Venezuela says it shot down unidentified U.S. aircraft

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On 9 July, the Strategic Command Operations of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces has reported that it shoot down unidentified aircraft with a U.S. serial identification number as it violated the country’s airspace. “CEOFANB reports that the United Aerospace Defence Command detected an aircraft with a US hull number intruding Venezuelan airspace overnight 8 July […]

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Pentagon says Venezuelan SU-30 “aggressively shadowed” EP-3 aircraft over Caribbean Sea

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The U.S. Southern Command is releasing video of a U.S. EP-3 Aries signals reconnaissance aircraft flying July 19, in international airspace over the Caribbean Sea being “aggressively shadowed” by a Venezuelan SU-30 fighter jet. “Venezuelan SU-30 Flanker “aggressively shadowed” a U.S. EP-3 aircraft at an unsafe distance July 19, jeopardizing the crew & aircraft,” said […]

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Russia sends troops to Venezuela in message to Trump administration

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The Russian Defense Ministry send An-124 military transport aircraft, IL-62M jet airliner and more than 100 troops to Caracas, against the backdrop of growing tensions between Venezuela and the U.S. Some source claims that Chief of the General Staff of the Ground Forces Col. Gen. Vasily Tonkoshkurov have arrived with troops. According to media reports […]

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Russia says it knows of US plan for military intervention in Venezuela

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The Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, during her weekly news briefing, said that the USA already made the decision on “forceful” intervention in Venezuela. “There are still signs coming from Washington about the possibility of using force in order to overthrow the legal authorities, including through direct military invasion. This is actually being spoken about openly in the White House. I would […]

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Mi-35 combat helicopter crashes in Venezuela

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Venezuelan media claimed that Mi-35 combat helicopter of the National Army of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has crashed near El Pao. Local media reported on 6 February that the incident occurred two days ago, but officially it became known only today. Five people left injured after a ‘military helicopter’ crash near El Pao, Cojedes State. […]

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Venezuela sends more troops to Colombia border

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Colombia media on Sunday reported Venezuela had mobilized forces to the country’s Eastern border fears a foreign military intervention. Some source reported that Caracas deployed more troops to Colombia border and steps up armored deployment to “guarantee law and order” amid an ongoing crisis. On 4 February, the Twitter account of ELINT News posted a video […]

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Colombia denies speculation about military intervention in Venezuela

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Colombia’s Foreign Minister Carlos has released a statement denying a report that his government going to provide the United States will military bases so that the latter could launch a possible military invasion in Venezuela. For several days now, Colombian officials have refuted speculation that the country will take part or support military intervention in […]

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Venezuela steps up armored deployment on Colombia border

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Residents of Eastern Venezuela have posted footages of heavy artillery systems, main battle tanks and military equipment moving towards the Colombian border. Twitter account Already Happened‏ also has release video showing military convoy, included recently ordered Russin-made 2S19 MSTA-S heavy artillery systems, at the route to the Colombian border. President Maduro fears a foreign military […]

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Russia deploys mercenaries to Venezuela

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Russia has secretly deployed about 400 elite mercenaries or military contractors to Venezuela, according to Lenta.ru. Russia’s news agency quoted the head of the Committee of the All-Russian Officers’ Assembly, Yevgeny Shabaev on 25 January as saying that military contractors were urgently deploy to Venezuela. “On the evening of January 21, a certain group of men were […]

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U.S. reacted strongly to deployment Russian strategic bombers to Venezuela

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United States officials have reacted strongly to the deployment Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers to Venezuela. Pentagon officials said two Russian heavy strategic bombers — Tupolev TU-160 Blackjacks, which can fly at supersonic speeds — are in Venezuela, along with all of the required maintenance and refueling capabilities. The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned the […]

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