Past event

Research Event

Russia's Policies and Interests in Africa

Participants

Mikhail Margelov, Chairman, Committee for Foreign Affairs, Federation Council, Russia; Special Representative of the Russian Federation and President on Cooperation with African Countries
Chair: Alex Vines, Research Director Area Studies and International Law; and Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House 

Overview

Russia is among the states trying to strengthen links with African nations, and Russian businesses have showed moderate enthusiasm for entering African markets, especially in the energy, mining and telecommunications sectors. At this event, Mikhail Margelov will discuss Moscow's priorities on the continent. He will offer introductory remarks for approximately five minutes, followed by 45 minutes for questions and discussion. 

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.