BREAKING: Russian planes 'carrying troops' arrive in Venezuela

RUSSIAN jets carrying troops have reportedly touched down in Venezuela.

Two Russian Air Force reportedly planes landed in Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defence official and around 100 troops.

One flight tracking website shows two aircraft left a Russian military base for the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Friday, with a further jet leaving on Sunday.

The arrival of the military jets was confirmed by Javier Mayorca, an independent journalist, who said  an Antonov-124 cargo plane and a smaller jet touched...
source: Daily Star

2019-03-24 20:02
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