Ukraine war shakes up Russian interest in African oil and gas – and so much more

Issue 456 - 14 Mar 2022 - By Jon Marks , John Hamilton , James Gavin

Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has been followed by swingeing sanctions on the Russian economy and has led to European countries focusing hard on finding alternative sources of energy. African gas producers and a new generation of renewables exporters stand to benefit from this, but Russia still has friendships it can rely on around the continent, write James Gavin, John Hamilton and Jon Marks.

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