Signs of closer Sino-Russian diplomatic coordination emerged in Africa just three days after President Vladimir Putin met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Ambassadors from both countries participated in joint meetings early last week in at least two African countries, Guinea and Kenya. These were the only two that were publicly announced on Twitter so it’s possible that similar meetings took place in other African capitals.
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