AFRICA UKRAINE

Zelensky's Sudan connection - how Ukraine armed itself in Khartoum

Behind the display of harmony between Russia and its African allies during foreign minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour, the war in Ukraine is taking its toll on Moscow's relations with the continent. Traditionally pro-Russia Sudan has agreed to serve as a layover for military equipment heading to Ukraine. We investigate an arms trade that is proving to be a thorn in Russia's side. [...] (946 words)
Issue dated 29/07/2022 Reading time 4 minutes Antoine Galindo
Russian president Vladimir Putin and leader of Sudan's transitional council Abdel Fattah Al-Abdelrahman Burhan attend a meeting at the 2019 Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia.
Russian president Vladimir Putin and leader of Sudan's transitional council Abdel Fattah Al-Abdelrahman Burhan attend a meeting at the 2019 Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia. © Ramil Sitdikov/Pool/Sputnik via AFP
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