Total 6 Posts
Despite the UN sanctions against North Korea, Russia is apparently trading weapons and technology which could help Pyongyang’s missile programme.
The coup in Niger has the potential to further destabilise the whole of West Africa.
Business as usual for Russia’s globe-trotting mercenary army. Is Putin fully on board or unable to prevent it?
Yevgeny Prigozhin’s coup attempt exposed the weakness and fragility of Vladimir Putin’s regime and the war in Ukraine. The crisis also raised doubts about Russia’s reliability as a partner for its allies. The failed rebellion may have lasting repercussions for Russia and the region.
Questions about Wagner Group involvement in Sudan as another African country falls prey to Russian mercenaries6 min read
The role of the Wagner Group in the Sudan crisis is not yet clear, but its mercenaries are reported to be involved in a number of African countries.
Sudan is in a power struggle between its military and paramilitary forces causing fears of civil war. Authoritarian rulers setting up armed groups, loose command and control, ethnic ties and external mercenaries have exacerbated the issue.