September 5, 2008

Nicaragua recognized Abkhazia and South Ossetia Nicaragua became the second UN member state to recognize Abkhazia

Abkhazia

Decree 47-2008 Decree 46-2008 Georgia responded by cutting diplomatic relations with Nicaragua at the end of November 2008 strengthen ties with Nicaragua Russia offered to provide aid to Nicaragua to help rebuild areas damaged by hurricanes

South Ossetia

immediate reactions

October 18, 1979

Both countries signed diplomatic missions

Russia has an embassy in Managua and Nicaragua has an embassy in Moscow such as The Soviet Union provided armaments heavily armed MI-24 attack helicopters MI-17 transport helicopters

Foreign relations of Nicaragua
Relations

During the Contra War in the 1980s cooled after the Sandinistas left office in 1990 but improved when Sandinistas returned to power in 2006 Russian warships visited Nicaragua at the invitation of president Daniel Ortega December 2008 Russian officials donated about $200,000 worth of generators and computers to hospitals, police, and the army

Russia

Russia and Nicaragua concluded several bilateral agreements after talks between presidents Dmitry Medvedev Daniel Ortega

December 18, 2008

including Memorandums of understanding between the countries' agriculture ministries between the Russian Federal Space Agency Nicaragua's Telecommunications and Postal Service Institute

April 2009
Foreign relations of Nicaragua.mmap - 04/06/2009 - Carlos Mondragón

Nicaragua dropped the requirement for Russian tourists to obtain visas

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