Are Russia's Relations With Africa Floundering?
As global powers flock to Africa to cement cultural and economic ties, what does Russia have to offer the continent and what would the country want in return?
Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki in 2006.
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