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Burkina Faso Won’t Be the Wagner Group’s Next ‘Domino’ in Africa

Burkina Faso Won’t Be the Wagner Group’s Next ‘Domino’ in Africa
Three Russian mercenaries, right, in northern Mali, undated (French army photo via AP).

Because the Wagner Group has such an established reputation, many took claims made earlier this year that the group would deploy to Burkina Faso at face value. However, rumors about Wagner rarely square with reality. The actual evidence that the group will imminently deploy to Burkina Faso is far from conclusive.

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