Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro attends a forum in Moscow on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.
Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro attends a forum in Moscow on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Metzel Mikhail/Tass TNS
Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro attends a forum in Moscow on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Metzel Mikhail/Tass TNS

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