Russia Sends 100 Troops To Venezuela

By Theodore Shoebat

According to a report from Defense-Blog, Russia just recently sent 100 troops to Venezuela:

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 in recent days, General Vasily Tonkoshkurov, arrived in the capital of Venezuela with almost 100 troops. In addition, An-124 brought 35 tonnes of equipment. What arrived in containers is still unknown. reported that the cargo plane arrived in Venezuela from Moscow through Syria.