Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov with President Vladimir Putin.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov with President Vladimir Putin. © Sergei Chirikov/Pool/EFE/Newscom/MaxPPP
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is about to appoint a new ambassador to Bangui after six months of dithering. The Russian paramilitary group Wagner is meanwhile reorganising itself in the Central African Republic under the leadership of Yevgeny Prigozhin and Dimitri Utkin, who have both been in Bangui in recent months. [...] (809 words)
Issue dated 24/12/2021 Reading time 4 minutes
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