Putin Ally Mines Gold and Plays Favorites in Sudan – The New York Times


‘From Russia With Love’: A Putin Ally Mines Gold and Plays Favorites in Sudan

‘From Russia With Love’: A Putin Ally Mines Gold and Plays Favorites in Sudan

Backed by the Kremlin, the shadowy network known as the Wagner Group is getting rich in Sudan while helping the military to crush a democracy movement.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/05/world/africa/wagner-russia-sudan-gold-putin.html

But Wagner is far more than a war machine in Africa, and a close look at its activities in Sudan, the continent’s third largest gold producer, reveals its reach.


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