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The Wagner Group: A Model for Future Russian Foreign Policy in Africa

Join New Lines Institute for an exciting panel on the future of Wagner in Africa. In June 2023, Russia’s Wagner Group PMC staged an insurrection against the Russian government and military leadership. In the weeks since its attempted rebellion, Wagner’s leader Yevgeny Prigozhin is presumed dead after a his plane went down outside Moscow, leading to questions of how this will impact Wagner’s activities in Africa. This esteemed panel will take a deep dive into Wagner’s past, present, and future activities in Africa.

Panelists include:

  • Riley Moeder, Report Author, Senior Analyst, New Lines Institute
  • Max Hess, Founder, Enmetena
  • John Lechner, Writer/Researcher, Russia and China

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