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Africa partners privately oppose Russian actions, says Pentagon chief
Blyden spoke about African countries' strategic votes at the U.N., along with operations conducted by Kremlin-aligned Wagner Group.
By Zamone Perez
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Russia continues to position equipment to support private contractors in Libya, AFRICOM says
The latest imagery from AFRICOM details the extent of equipment Russia is providing to private military company Wagner Group in Libya.
By Zach England
US Africa Command: Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya
The U.S. Africa Command said verified photographic evidence shows “indiscriminately placed booby traps and minefields” around the outskirts of Tripoli and all the way east toward the strategic coastal city of Sirte since mid-June.
SFAB advisers might go to Tunisia, 4-star says, citing increased Russian activity in region
“We’re looking at new ways to address mutual security concerns with Tunisia, including the use of our Security Force Assistance Brigade,” said Gen. Townsend.
By Kyle Rempfer and Diana Stancy Correll
Why this US general says Russian Wagner mercenaries in Africa ‘concern me greatly’
The incoming head of U.S. Africa Command has dealt with Russian mercenaries before during his time in Syria, and is planning to look into their operations on the African continent in his new role.
By Kyle Rempfer