... Africa. But China's growing regional role in economic development and in financing extractive industries, including energy, gives them one. SIPRI statistics of arms sales by Russia, and Ukraine, to Sub-Saharan Africa give them another. China is cooperating on major infrastructure projects with Ethiopa and and is a major developer of the oil industry in the conflict-riddled new nation of South Sudan. Right now, Beijing gets around 5 percent of its oil from South Sudan. It already has some troops in country, ostensibly to protect its citizens working there....
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... the UAE Armed Forces. Expanded bi-lateral military cooperation was discussed. According to the United States Department of Energy, the Emirates have the world’s seventh largest natural gas deposits but investment in sophisticated techniques are required to process it into liquid natural gas, which can be offered by Algeria, Russia, France and the United States, among others. Will Russia play an expanded role in across the Maghreb and in the Sahel regions of Africa? The threat potential in and around the Tindouf camps and elsewhere in southern Algeria continues to grow. Russian Foreign ...
In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements 33 (31%) U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity 30 (28%) U.S. wants to dissolve Russia 24 (22%) U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China 21 (19%)