That Africa supports Russia? They just haven’t forgotten the grievances from the past, says the expert

It is not about invoking Vladimir Putin’s regime, Africanist Jan Záhořík explains in an interview for why some African countries support Russia. “A cold, reserved approach to the war in Ukraine can be understood by Africans as a kind of setting up a mirror of the West in the sense of look what you did to us for decades, now you have it back,” describes the expert, adding that the Russians are trying to win Africa over his side regarding his aggression in Ukraine.

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