Africa remains strategically important to Russia, helping its war machine amidst sanctions from Western markets.
Clashes in Sudan may mark the early stages of a civil war. Predictably, Russia has helped to make a bad situation worse.
Putin and his associates profit off of some of Africa's most lucrative natural resources while simultaneously evading Western sanctions.
Viktor Bout, the “Merchant of Death”, may be poised for a much more active role in Africa.Learn More