Tagged: Africa

Russia writes off Libya debt – $4.6bn

Russia writes off Libya debt – $4.6bn

Russia has written off Libya’s $4.6 billion debt in exchange for bilateral trade deals. The world’s attention has been on the arms deal, but lower profile deals are more valuable.

Belarus, Russia involved in Ivory Coast sanctions busting?

Belarus, Russia involved in Ivory Coast sanctions busting?

Despite an international arms embargo affecting both government and rebel forces, it appears that military equipment from the Former Soviet Union is still managing to make its way into the Ivory Coast, the Telegraph...