The African media outlet République togolaise has published an article examining Russia’s advantages in gaining dominant influence in Africa.
The authors of the article note that Russia does not have a colonial past, supports African liberation movements, and in the history of relations between the Russian Federation and African countries, there is the training of numerous personnel in Soviet universities.
In addition, Russia, according to the publication, respects the national sovereignty of other countries and supports the concept of a multipolar world.
It is also noted that Moscow is interested in the markets for raw materials, weapons and civil aviation.
Note that now Russia is actively cooperating with African states on the fight against coronavirus with the help of the Russian vaccine. Thus, it was reported that the manufacturer of the Russian vaccine “Sputnik V” applied for registration of the drug in the Republic of South Africa. It also became known that the state of Togo has officially turned to Russia with a request for cooperation in the supply of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.
Registered the Russian anticoid vaccine Sputnik V in Tunisia, Algeria and Guinea.