Afreximbank Conference Introduces African Leaders to Sunny Russia

The African Export Import Bank meetings in Moscow - only the second time Afreximbank has convened outside the continent - introduced many African ministers and executives to Moscow and the capital's record heat.. AllAfrica's Juanita Williams shares her impressions from covering the gathering - and luckily, it wans't all work.

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  • A Spin Around Red Square, Moscow

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    allAfrica.com [allAfrica] (Washington, DC)
    Publication Date:
    26 June 2019

    allAfrica's Juanita Williams was in Moscow, Russia, to attend the Afreximbank meetings, and was lucky enough to hit the streets like a tourist between ... see more »

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allAfrica's Juanita Williams was in Moscow, Russia, to attend the Afreximbank meetings, and was lucky enough to hit the streets like a tourist between interviews, press conferences and presentations. St Basil's Cathedral is is one of the most recognizable symbols in Russia.

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There were nervous laughs when the tour guide pointed that this was the KGB HQ, but it now houses the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation.

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The Kremlin, the fortified complex in the center of Moscow, and President Vladimir Putin's official residence.

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