Russia’s African ambitions - what the document shows

All text is a direct translation from the document. We are only showing countries where the stated ambition is for level four or five cooperation (the two highest levels)

Key

Level of cooperation with power

structures. Excellent, average, none

Military

cooperation

Humanitarian

collaboration

Police

training

Media projects

and press

Economic

projects

Political

cooperation

Rivalry with

France

Lobbying interests

at the UN

UN

Central African Republic

Extent of cooperation: Level 5

Russia – friend: 83%

Strengthen and train army as a guarantee of security

Stabilise political situation

Replace national assembly representatives and foreign minister, who are orientated towards France

Assist the building of state institutions

Own radio station and two print publications

‘Khartoum declaration’ - start of real negotiation process between sides in conflict

Madagascar

Extent of cooperation: Level 5

Victory in the second round by Andry Rajoelina, candidate for president, supported by the Company [Rajoelina denies receiving any assistance]

Stabilise political situation, counteract protests, train police

Produce and distribute biggest mass-selling newspaper (circulation – 2m copies a month)

Sudan

Extent of cooperation: Level 5

Political and economic reforms

Optimise political situation

Prepare for 2020 elections

Libya

Extent of cooperation: Level 4

Work on measures to stabilise situation

Cooperate with [military chief] Khalifa Haftar and [senior politician]

Prepare for 2019 elections

Zimbabwe

Extent of cooperation: Level 4

Secure first round victory of

Currently consulting

in conditions of economic crisis

Recommendations on information politics

South Africa

Extent of cooperation: Level 4

Political consultations with ruling ANC party about forthcoming parliamentary elections in 2019

Monitoring of public-political-social processes

Create new media

Level of cooperation with power

structures. Excellent, average, none

Key

Military

cooperation

Economic

projects

Humanitarian

collaboration

Political

cooperation

Police

training

Media projects

and press

Rivalry with

France

Lobbying interests

at the UN

UN

Central African Republic

Extent of cooperation: Level 5

Madagascar

Extent of cooperation: Level 5

Russia – friend: 83%

Strengthen and train army as a guarantee of security

Stabilise political situation

Replace national assembly representatives and foreign minister, who are orientated towards France

Assist the building of state institutions

Own radio station and two print publications

‘Khartoum declaration’ - start of real negotiation process between sides in conflict

Victory in the second round by Andry Rajoelina, candidate for president, supported by the Company [Rajoelina denies receiving any assistance]

Stabilise political situation, counteract protests, train police

Produce and distribute biggest mass-selling newspaper (circulation – 2m copies a month)

Sudan

Extent of cooperation: Level 5

Zimbabwe

Extent of cooperation: Level 4

Political and economic reforms

Optimise political situation

Prepare for 2020 elections

Secure first round victory of

Currently consulting

in conditions of economic crisis

Recommendations on information politics

Libya

Extent of cooperation: Level 4

South Africa

Extent of cooperation: Level 4

Work on measures to stabilise situation

Cooperate with [military chief] Khalifa Haftar and [senior politician]

Prepare for 2019 elections

Political consultations with ruling ANC party about forthcoming parliamentary elections in 2019

Monitoring of public-political-social processes

Create new media