Russia sends more military equipment to Central African ...

Russia sends more military equipment to Central African Republic: RIA Sat, Oct 24, 2020 0 Comments MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has opened a representative office in the Central African Republic and donated ten armoured vehicles to the country, the RIA news agency said on Saturday, citing the Russian ambassador.

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Russia sends more military equipment to Central African ...

Russia has opened a representative office in the Central African Republic and donated ten armoured vehicles to the country, the RIA news agency …

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Motorcycle taxi operators ride next to military vehicles that escorts the convoy of Russian armored personnel carriers () delivered to the Central African Republic army …

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Russia sends more military equipment to Central African ...

Russia has opened a representative office in the Central African Republic and donated ten armoured vehicles to the country, the RIA news agency said on Saturday, citing the Russian ambassador. Moscow has been solidifying its presence in the CAR in recent years, sending weapons and contractors and political advisors, and has been growing its role on the continent overall as part of a …

Moscow's Mercenary Wars: The Expansion of Russian Private ...

Russia has followed a similar model in the Central African Republic, where the Wagner Group and Patriot—another Russian PMC—have reportedly been active. Beginning in January 2018, Russia exchanged military training and security—primarily for President Faustin-Archange Touadéra and mining operations—for access to gold, uranium, and ...

The Role of Russian Private Military Contractors in Africa ...

It is no secret that Moscow is increasingly utilizing so-called "private military contractors" (PMCs) to pursue foreign policy objectives across the globe, especially in the Middle East and Africa. What has received less attention is that Moscow's deployment of PMCs follows a pattern: The Kremlin is exploiting a loophole in international law by securing agreements that allow contractors ...

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Plausible deniability: Russian Mercenaries in the Central ...

Timeline of Russian influence in the Central African Republic The CAR government grew impatient with the UN arms embargo imposed on the nation since 2013. Struggling against an insurgency from the Séléka coalition and anti-balaka militias, the CAR called for assistance in military equipment coinciding with a French material and political ...

Moscow Vows Military Support for Mali, Denies Wagner Links ...

Russia Pulling 'Military Instructors' Out of Central African Republic Russia told the UN it plans to withdraw the 300 "military instructors" it sent to …

Russia is building military influence in Africa ...

Russia is seeking to upend the status quo in Africa, using insecurity and diplomatic disputes with Western powers as a springboard to expand its presence on the continent.