From Mali to Sudan, Burkina Faso to Chad, coups have been spreading across Africa. In the midst of the chaos, Russia has seen an opportunity. The Kremlin is using disinformation and mercenaries to fuel instability in the region.

This allows Russia to spread its influence while gaining access to valuable natural resources. In this episode, we investigate how Russia profits from instability in Africa.

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