Russia in Venezuela: Geopolitical Boon or Economic Misadventure?

Author
Max Hess
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Foreign Policy Research Institute
Abstract
In December 2018, the Russian Federation sent two Tupolov-160 supersonic bombers around the world to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. On January 23, 2019, the U.S. and a series of Latin American countries recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Topic
International Affairs
Political Geography
Global Focus