Are Russian mercenaries training Malian soldiers? • FRANCE 24 English

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Since France began their military withdrawal from Mali, many social media posts have been misleading. Reports assert that Mali is negotiating with the Russian private military company, Wagner.

One photo on Facebook from November 10 claims that a Wagner military instructor is training Malian soldiers.

Another photo from November 20 claims that Mali received a delivery of military equipment from Russia.

We tell you more in this segment of Truth or Fake.

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