Surprise arrival of Russia plane in Venezuela fuels intrigue

The arrival of a Russian passenger plane to Venezuela on Jan. 30, 2019 is fueling intrigue and charges by the opposition that President Nicolas Maduro is looking to shuttle abroad what's left of the country's gold reserves.
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The arrival of a Russian passenger plane to Venezuela on Jan. 30, 2019 is fueling intrigue and charges by the opposition that President Nicolas Maduro is looking to shuttle abroad what's left of the country's gold reserves.

McClatchy reporter Tim Johnson has been covering national security and technology issues since 2016. He was part of a team that shared a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for its investigation of The Panama Papers. Earlier in his career, he spent two decades as a foreign correspondent in Asia and Latin America.