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Russia Africa Summit: What’s behind Moscow’s push into the continent? | BBC News
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Russia Africa Summit: What’s behind Moscow’s push into the continent? | BBC News

President Vladimir Putin stated that one of the nation’s top priorities is to strengthen ties with African countries that were established during Soviet times. Russia hopes to offer diplomatic, economic, medical, and educational assistance to African countries in an aggressive attempt to secure relationships as US influence declines. While Russia’s largest defense market is in Asia, its connections with Africa as well as a pursuit for resources, are leading the nation to pursue more deals.

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-45035889

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