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Seeking stronger economic ties, Vladimir Putin wraps up a summit with African leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, speaks during a plenary session at the Russia Africa Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 28, 2023.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, speaks during a plenary session at the Russia Africa Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 28, 2023.

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Emmanuel Akinwotu
Emmanuel Akinwotu is an international correspondent for NPR. He joined NPR in 2022 from The Guardian, where he was West Africa correspondent.