How Wagner Used Beer to Spread Russian Influence in Africa | WSJ

Most Wagner businesses in Africa are centered on natural resources like gold, diamonds and timber. But in 2022 the Russian paramilitary group started a brewery in the Central African Republic and used it as a way to compete with the French in the larger struggle for influence on the continent between Russia and the West.

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