Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Russia's Wagner Group Expands Across Africa

Politico published on 18 February 2023 a special report titled "Inside the Stunning Growth of Russia's Wagner Group" by Erin Banco, Sarah Anne Aarup, and Anastasiia Carrier.  

This is an in depth report on the Russian Wagner Group based on both open sources and US government cables and documents.  It discusses the expansion of the group in Africa, Ukraine, and elsewhere, its ties to the Russian government, and Western efforts to counter the organization.