Browsing: Sergei A. Karaganov

  • Africa seems to be a favourable region in terms of positioning Russia as a global centre of power.
  • Russia’s increased presence and influence in Africa does not and would not cause resistance among African countries.
  • Russia should build its policy and rhetoric in relation to Africa regardless of its rivalry with the West.

Senior policy experts have advised Russia to make its Africa policy a derivative of the country’s overall foreign policy objectives taking into account the continent’s human capital and natural resources.

The ‘Situation Analytical Report’, as it is titled, was prepared by 25 policy experts, as part of a programme sponsored by the Russian Foreign Ministry. It was headed by Sergei A. Karaganov, Dean and Academic Supervisor of the Faculty of World Economy and International Relations of the National Research University’s Higher School of Economics (HSE University).

Karaganov is also the Honorary Chairman of the Presidium of the …