Deployed in Africa, accused of rights violations: What is the Russian Wagner Group?
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Russia’s use of mercenary groups in conflict zones is an increasingly used tool to gain influence across Africa. Although Moscow does not officially recognize its activities, the Wagner Group has been deployed in several countries, including Sudan, Central African Republic and Libya. FRANCE 24's Clément Di Roma tells us more about the activities of these mercenaries in the Central African Republic.