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on May 3, 2024 in World News

Russian Military Personnel Move Into Airbase Housing US Troops

 By Jack Davis In a visible symbol of the decline of American influence in Niger, Russian troops have now moved into an installation near where American troops Niger has ordered to leave still remain. According to Reuters, the base in question, Airbase 101, is near Diori Hamani International Airport in the capital of Niamey. Weeks ago, Niger ordered U.S. troops to leave the country. The Biden administration has not yet pulled out its forces, which has led to accusations of ineptitude from Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin downplayed any expectation of friction between...

 By Jack Davis In a visible symbol of the decline of American influence in Niger, Russian troops have now moved into an installation near where American troops Niger has ordered to leave still remain. According to Reuters, the base...

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