Nicolas Magarotto: Reuters
The Communist party of Russia (KPRF) has awarded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s order of Lenin. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
The ceremony took place at the international meeting against imperialism which took place in Caracas. The order of Maduro handed Communist party member, Yaroslav Listov. “I hope it (Vladimir Lenin — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) experience will be key to the victory of Venezuela in 2020,” he said. In response, the Venezuelan leader said “thank you” in Russian.
Order of Lenin — the highest state award of the USSR. Was established on 6 April 1930.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, speaking about the implementation of the American plan for the departure of Maduro as President, recalled the experience of the struggle with the Soviet Union. According to him, the current objective of Washington is to seek the resignation Maduro, and then ensure in Venezuela free elections.
Video, photo All from Russia.