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In Moscow’s Vnukovo airport, landed took off from the Venezuelan capital of Caracas “Boeing-777” of the airline Nordwind Airlines, from the data resource Flightradar24.
Information about the cargo or the passengers of the plane are still there, writes “Radio Freedom”, but we know that when the aircraft departed from Moscow to Caracas on 28 January, it had only two crew. Name modification of the airliner (Boeing 777-2Q8(ER)) denotes that it was designed for transatlantic flights and has a maximum takeoff weight compared with the baseline 777-200.
Attention to flights from Russia to Venezuela, between which there is no direct flight connection, riveted connection with the political crisis in this South American country. So, speculated that there on a Russian government aircraft were transferred soldiers, private military companies, which supposedly tasked to protect the President Nicolas Maduro, but then it turned out that on Board was the judicial delegation. In addition, the Kremlin was denied and information about sending in mercenaries Caracas, Maduro has refused to comment on this topic.
Also the spoke version that arrived in Caracas from Moscow the plane was planned to take at least 20 tons of gold, but it was not confirmed.
In Venezuela the struggle continues between the President-elect Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guido, declared himself head of state on 23 January. Maduro was supported by such countries as Russia, Iran and Turkey, Guido — the United States to recognize the legitimate President, Canada and several countries in Latin America.
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