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Russian Wagner mercenaries' African exploits immortalized on big screen

Kearney Hub 28 May 2021
We see troops arriving on a Russian Airforce Ilyushin II-76 at Bangui's M'Poko airport and are given to understand that the "instructors" have been rotated in and out of the country on multiple occasions ... On that Friday evening in Bangui, standing on a small platform beneath the giant screen stood Maxim Shugaley.
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Russia Delivers Batch of Small Arms to Central African Republic - Ambassador

Urdu Point 17 May 2021
... (CAR), Russian Ambassador to Bangui Vladimir Titorenko told Sputnik ... The ceremony of transferring weapons and ammunition was held at Bangui airport in the presence of the CAR president and defense minister, as well as the representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Maj.
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Central African troops and Russian mercenaries accused of abuses in anti-rebel offensive

The New Humanitarian 29 Apr 2021
... also enforced a weeks-long blockade on Bangui ... Shipments of military equipment in Russian Antonov planes were also seen arriving at Bangui’s international airport ... Vladimir Titorenko, Russia’s ambassador in the Central African Republic, poses for a portrait in his Bangui residence.
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C.A.R receives first batch of Covid-19 jabs for UN personnel, families

Ghana Web 15 Apr 2021
The AstraZeneca jabs were received at the Bangui airport by UN and government officials. SOUNDBITE (French) Denise Brown, MINUSCA Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Central African Republic. ... '' ... Join our Newsletter. .
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Rwandair Suspends Flights To 3 Countries In The South Of Africa

Simple Flying 08 Feb 2021
Tambo International Airport ... RwandAir is based at Kigali International Airport (KGL) ... As a part of its recovery strategy, RwandAir recently launched twice-weekly flights from Kigali to Bangui M’Poko International Airport (BGF) in the Central Africa Republic’s capital Bangui.
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Biden Proposes Samantha Power for USAID Lead

Beijing News 15 Jan 2021
Samantha Power, nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to head the U.S ... The organization's goal is to promote a path to self-reliance in other nations, it states ... FILE - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power speaks to IDP women at the makeshift camp where over 40,000 found refuge at the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Dec ... .
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Army, UN forces repel two rebel attacks in Central African Republic

Independent online (SA) 11 Jan 2021
Bangui, Central African Republic - Two weekend attacks by rebels on towns in the Central African Republic were repelled after fierce fighting, the UN's MINUSCA mission said Monday ... Two French fighter jets also flew over the area to support CAR troops, a French military contingent protecting Bangui's airport said.
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U.N. peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic before election

Yahoo Daily News 26 Dec 2020
BANGUI (Reuters) - Three United Nations peacekeepers were killed in Central African Republic, the U.N ... Three hundred Rwandan peacekeepers arrived from South Sudan on Thursday, MINUSCA said, while two Russian military helicopters were offloaded from a cargo plane at Bangui airport on Friday, according to photos and government sources.
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Three UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic ahead of election

Independent online (SA) 26 Dec 2020
Bangui - Three United Nations peacekeepers were ... Three hundred Rwandan peacekeepers arrived from South Sudan on Thursday, MINUSCA said, while two Russian military helicopters were offloaded from a cargo plane at Bangui airport on Friday, according to photos and government sources.
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UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic before electionPeacekeepers were also attacked by unknown assailants ...

Deccan Herald 26 Dec 2020
Three hundred Rwandan peacekeepers arrived from South Sudan on Thursday, MINUSCA said, while two Russian military helicopters were offloaded from a cargo plane at Bangui airport on Friday, according to photos and government sources.
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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC/RUSSIA : Wagner sets up air bridge as armed groups threaten Touad�ra ahead ...

Africa Intelligence 24 Dec 2020
Since Monday, Russian paramilitary firm Wagner has been coordinating the traffic of Ilyushin il-76 airlifters at Bangui international airport. Before ....
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14 destinations South Africans can visit with low Covid-19 restrictions

Independent online (SA) 14 Dec 2020
Travelling during the pandemic means that you have to factor in possible quarantine time and other Covid-19 regulations. Thankfully, some destinations do not require quarantine unless you show any symptoms ... The destination recently reopened Bangui (BGF) airport and passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening when they visit ... Note ... .
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CNN team was tracked by Russian operatives in Central African Republic, Bellingcat investigation shows

CNN 20 Aug 2020
Bellingcat -- an investigative website that researches illicit Russian activities abroad -- has concluded that when a CNN team landed in the capital Bangui in May 2019 to investigate Kremlin-linked operations in the country, "plans had already been put in motion for their surveillance, intimidation, and ultimately attempted discrediting.".
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UN chief says organization open for business, HQ safe for meetings

Xinhua 20 Mar 2020
"I'm working in headquarters," he told correspondents at a virtual press encounter ... "I've been in contact every day with eight to 10 of our offices around the world and of our missions around the world," he said ... The peacekeeping mission has been supporting efforts to screen travelers arriving at the Bangui airport ... .

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