On Board, according to a media report, 99 Russian soldiers and 35 tons of Material.

Why sent from Russia to Venezuela?

had flown The machine “in the framework of technical and military cooperation” between the two countries to Venezuela, reported the Russian news Agency Sputnik on Sunday. Journalists from the AFP news Agency saw one of the planes, which was guarded at the capital airport of the Venezuelan security forces. On request, neither the Venezuelan authorities, nor the Russian Embassy wanted to speak in Caracas.

Russia had its military cooperation with the oil South American country years ago expanded. In the current power struggle in Venezuela, Moscow is behind the controversial head of state, Nicolás Maduro. The United States and approximately 50 other countries have, however, is behind opposition leader Juan Guaidó, had declared in January, even as President. Washington has not ruled out military action against Maduro. (SDA)

through a financial crisis, already battered, Venezuela is in a crisis of the state: Juan Guaidó, the President of the disempowered Parliament, said, after days of demonstrations against the reigning head of government of Nicolás Maduro, on may 23. January to the transitional head of state.

Maduro’s re-election in early elections last year, is controversial and many Western countries do not recognize its government, because the election was manipulated. Since his Amtstritt at the beginning of January, there were violent riots and protests in Venezuela. Since the coup attempt by Guaidó a fierce reigns fight. VIEW explained the background and key questions on the conflict.