Maduro Gets Russian Military Backup

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Russian military contingent that arrived in Venezuela over the weekend, drawing U.S. condemnation, is believed by the U.S. government to be made up of special forces including “cybersecurity personnel,” a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the United States was still assessing the Russian deployment, which Washington has called a “reckless escalation” of the situation in Venezuela.

Nike Called SDNY About Michael Avenatti

And then for subsequent calls by Avenatti to Nike where yelling and more threats continued, the FBI was listening.

A spokesman for the U.S. attorney in Los Angeles said Avenatti was arrested Monday in New York.

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Now will he be disbarred and will CNN be somewhat embarrassed for hiring CPL….Creey Porn Lawyer…

U.S. to Base Rockets/Satellite Launches in Brazil

A few months ago, Vice President Pence traveled to Latin America with a specific visit to Brazil to discuss the location of a U.S. military base in Brazil. President Bolsonaro has waffled somewhat on this possibility, however, it is advancing. The mission for both the United States and Brazil is to counter China and Russia’s military influence in Latin America. Truth be told, the Brazilian military high command is against this ambition unless Russia displays further aggression….