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Russia Expands Its Game Plan in Africa

Oct 24, 2019 | 17:22 GMT
An image of the Russian flag behind the African continent.

Russia’s upcoming Africa summit in Sochi will provide Moscow with an ability to expand its bilateral relations in the continent.

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Russia’s strategy to expand its influence in Africa has been underway for two years, though so far it's largely consisted of covert, bilateral activities. But that's slated to change come Oct. 22, when Moscow hosts its first-ever Africa summit in the city of Sochi. The inaugural meeting will provide a platform for...

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