Financial Times: Will Russia keep its $6 billion promise to Venezuela?

“The Maduro regime will face worldwide rejection from January 10, when Mr Maduro is again sworn in for another term after fraudulent elections that banned opposition leaders and the opposition party,” said Russ Dallen, head of boutique investment bank Caracas Capital. “This is a chess move by the Russians to get further embedded in Venezuela.”

https://www.ft.com/content/d6f21056-fba8-11e8-aebf-99e208d3e521