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Russia's Resurgence in Africa: Zimbabwe and Mozambique

While Russia’s relationship with Africa goes back decades, to the continent’s anti-colonial struggles, the past few years have seen a resurgence in relations. The 2019 Russia–Africa Summit is only the most visible sign that the Putin regime is int…

Emerging Powers in Africa: Key Drivers, Differing Interests and Future Perspectives

The COVID-19 pandemic has been characterized by a shifting balance of power, with some analysts even predicting a new international order in the making. Emerging powers are contributing to the changing power dynamics by competing to increase the inf…

Walking with the Bear? Russia and the A3 in the UN Security Council

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has faced some of its most significant challenges in recent years. Deadlocks often lead to paralysis, which erodes the perceived legitimacy of the council in effectively responding to global crises. Russia is a key act…

The Russia-Africa Summit, 23-24 October 2019

The world is in constant flux, given the trend to renegotiate agreements and leverage current positions, it is an optimum time for both Africa and Russia to further explore their relationships. Russia and Africa draw from a history supportive of on…

La Russie en Afrique: Renouvellement d’une Ancienne Relation ou Création d’une Nouvelle ? / Russia in Africa: Renewal of an Old Relationship or the Creation of a New

Relations between Russia and Africa headlines in the news for some time. There are two main reasons for this : on the one hand, the African continent is taking more and more the appearance of an arena where the big and those less famous, each wantin…

Russia's Soft-power Sources in Africa

Does Russia have soft power – that is, the ability to attract and persuade rather than coerce – in Africa? Today, Russia is associated mainly with hard power, which relies on force (or the threat of force), economic sanctions or incentives. Yet, sin…

Russia's Resurgent Interest in Africa: The Cases of Zambia and Tanzania

The Russia–Africa Summit heralded Russia’s new strategy for the continent. Despite the pandemic, Russia has established a number of institutions that should take the implementation of its strategy forward. While some of this engagement takes place a…

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