‘A New Message’: Russia Trains Its Propaganda Machine on Africa

Many of the players who drove Moscow’s campaign for influence in the West are now backing Putin’s African charm offensive. SOCHI, Russia — Jose Matemulane said he left his native Mozambique nearly two decades ago, spent years studying in St. Petersburg and saw the Russian soul.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/29/world/europe/africa-russia-sochi.html