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Planeloads of Cash From Russia
Have Been Shipped to Venezuela

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Posted By: konocti95, 11/1/2019 3:04:12 PM

Hundreds of millions of dollars in cash has been shipped from Russia to Venezuela, providing a lifeline to the South American country as U.S. sanctions limit its access to the global financial system. A total of $315 million of U.S. dollar and euro notes were sent in six separate shipments from Moscow to Caracas from May 2018 to April 2019, according to data reviewed by Bloomberg from ImportGenius, which compiled Russian customs records it obtains through private sources. The cash came from lenders run by the countries’ governments and went to Venezuela’s development bank, the records show.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: konocti95 11/1/2019 3:06:28 PM (No. 224283)
I apologize for the headline error.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby 11/1/2019 3:24:17 PM (No. 224300)
US dollars?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: konocti95 11/1/2019 3:36:26 PM (No. 224314)
When asked for a comment, former president and noted terrorist funder Barack Obama said, "$315 million? Call me when he gets past $1,000,000,000 and I'll stop laughing."
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Reply 4 - Posted by: fayebeck 11/1/2019 3:36:29 PM (No. 224315)
I'll never understand why America is more concerned with the mid eastern dookie holes than with Venezuela Dookie Hole.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jennie C. 11/1/2019 3:42:13 PM (No. 224318)
Please tell me this money didn't somehow come from us. I doubt it, but then I've been in anything-can-happen (and probably will) mode for years now.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: hershey 11/1/2019 3:47:01 PM (No. 224321)
Just like obozo shipping it to the middle east...both crap holes...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 11/1/2019 4:22:41 PM (No. 224350)
Note that they didn't send rubles. LOL! Nobody will take them. US dollars are pretty much a universal currency around the world. Maybe not taken in an individual store in some places, but easily turned into local currency anywhere.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney 11/1/2019 4:41:07 PM (No. 224374)
Looks like the sanctions are working really well. Venezuela and Russia are going broke.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 11/1/2019 4:45:07 PM (No. 224381)
Where's an armored car (or armored airplane) thief when you need one?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: TulsaTowner 11/1/2019 5:04:37 PM (No. 224400)
Monroe Doctrine?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Condor44 11/1/2019 5:47:12 PM (No. 224459)
I wonder if they used Obama as a consultant on this? After all, remember his shipping all that dough to Iran.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Venturer 11/1/2019 8:29:54 PM (No. 224628)
How much good can $315 million dollars do in a country as broke as Venezuela, especially after so much of it is stolen by the leaders.
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