EU hopes to fill void in Africa after Wagner Group’s failed uprising

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Wagner in Africa


Yet analysts believe Wagner’s role in Africa is too important to Russia for the Kremlin to compromise it. “Wagner will be rebranded and operations will continue, because one of Russia’s priorities was Africa; not only to support the war but the indirect expenses Russia has incurred as a result of the war,” said Joana de Deus Pereira, of the Royal United Services Institute think tank.