Russia Exploiting Central African Republic for its Natural Resources

The continent of Africa has always represented the good and the bad of wealth and natural resources.

The continent has enough natural minerals like gold and diamonds for many of the countries to be among the wealthiest in the world.

However, because of European colonialism, imperialism and exploitation, people from other countries and continents have often reaped the financial rewards, while the countrymen often live in abject poverty.

Russia, who came in to protect Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera from civil war, are the latest to strip an African country of its wealth to fatten their own coffers.

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