A significant number of African countries have refused to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Their reservations have roots in the colonial era – and in contemporary arms deals.
Meanwhile, Outside of Ukraine
As civilian casualties continue to grow, and as cities crumble under daily bombardment from Russia, is there worldwide support for Ukraine? Not really. What you'll discover in this collection of stories from Monitor correspondents is a real mix of sentiment from unbending support to real skepticism of the Ukrainian cause, whether in Africa or in America's Midwest. More stories like this available from csmonitor.com/ukraine.