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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

Date of Birth: 7 October 1952
Place of Birth: Leningrad

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Wagner pays cash for digital influence

He has also said on social media that President Vladimir Putin was correct to start the war with Ukraine after the EU sided with 'Nazis' in Kyiv and that President Emmanuel Macron and France were a greater threat to Africa than famine...


How to spin an economic catastrophe

And when President Emmerson Mnangagwa thanked Russia's President Vladimir Putin for his offer of 50 000 tonnes of free grain at Africa summit in St Petersburg on 27-28 July he insisted that Zimbabwe was food secure but would accept it anyway...

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Did Moscow hotline end the UN mission?

Malian junta leader Col Assimi Goïta pronounced himself 'very satisfied' on his Twitter account following a lengthy phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on 14 June...

All quiet on the Wagner front

Opinion is divided in western Libya on how far President Vladimir Putin might succeed in forcing Wagner fighters in Russia and Ukraine to sign contracts with the defence ministry in Moscow as he demanded in his 26 June television broadcast to the Russian nation...

Prigozhin tests Putin with an African putsch

The two – Prigozhin and Hemeti – betrayed the men who initially sponsored their forces President Vladimir Putin and General Omer Ahmed Hassan el Beshir respectively...

If President Vladimir Putin plans to go ahead with his grand Africa-Russia conference in St Petersburg on 22-23 July he will have to resolve the status of Prigozhin and Wagner in countries such as Mali Burkina Faso CAR Sudan and Libya which formed a key cohort of cheerleaders for Moscow on the continent (AC Vol 64 No 3 President Putin's Africa summit in July will be key diplomatic test) ; Wagner may be swallowed into a 'legal' private military company that would normalise its operations in line with other such companies operated by the Ministry of Defence Gazprom Rosatom and other state entities...

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