Russia say Venezuela visit is 'nothing mysterious'

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Russian military officials have arrived in Venezuela to "fulfil (routine) military contracts".

This comes after two Russian planes landed at Maiquetia airport outside Caracas guarded by a contingent of Venezuelan national guardsmen.

Russian state news agency Sputnik stressed that it was part of ongoing military cooperation between the two allies.

Dan Ashby has more. 

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