Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo. Photo: AP
Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo. Photo: AP
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Nicaragua authorises entry of Russian troops, planes and ships

  • The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has authorised Russian troops to carry out law enforcement duties
  • Ortega has been a staunch ally of Russia since his days in the leadership of the 1979 revolution that ousted dictator Anastasio Somoza

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo. Photo: AP
Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo. Photo: AP
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