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Sergei Viktorovich Lavrov

Date of Birth: 21 March 1950
Place of Birth: Moscow, Russia


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African governments count the cost of a new Cold War

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent visits to Congo-Brazzaville, Egypt, Ethiopia and Uganda to prepare the ground for a second Africa-Russia Summit next year drew international and comparisons to the ideological battles of the first Cold War 1945-1990* (Dispatches 26/7/22, President Macron and Foreign Minister Lavrov vie for influence in pan-African tours this week and AC Vol 63 No 16, Washington in summit race with Moscow)...

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Washington in summit race with Moscow

When Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced at a press conference in Egypt on 24 July that his country's second Africa summit would now be held in mid-2023 he didn't explain the delay...


Macronisme on trial – at home and abroad

Whether this launched him into an ad hoc debate with a Cameroonian oppositionist at an agricultural show in Paris or a frosty encounter with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov about the role of Moscow's mercenaries in Africa Macron showed a grasp and interest in Africa policy that few of his predecessors could match let alone his peers in other western governments...


Donors pick sides in stand-off

This dependence has played to the advantage of Hemeti who met with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on the eve of the Ukraine invasion saying that Russia has 'the right to protect its people' and backing Russia's bid to build a naval base in Port Sudan (AC Vol 63 No 6 The junta runs out of bread and road)...


Bamako and Moscow defy Paris

Diop's Moscow trip comes as French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is due to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday 12 November to discuss Paris's worries about Russia's intentions in the Sahel and other issues...


Hedging the Eagle and the Bear

Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi told her Moscow counterpart Sergei Lavrov in July that her country's yet-to-be-formed parliament would have to consider plans for Russia to build a naval base in Port Sudan before the government could give final approval...


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