The International Business Times quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on Russia’s economic relationship with Africa:

Russia wasn’t always as distant. Its involvement in Africa was high during the days of the Soviet Union, but it dwindled to almost nothing in the 1990s, as the Atlantic Council’s Peter Pham pointed out in a report earlier this year. But the Kremlin got back into the region in the early 2000s, and investments have increased tenfold over the past decade.

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