Russia to bring more academics to Botswana


As Russia and Botswana celebrate the 45th milestone of their diplomatic relations BAME PIET caught up with the Ambassador of Russia to Botswana Victor Sibilev who shared a few points, although he was reluctant to discuss the current political atmosphere in his country, as well as the standoff between Russia and the West.

Mmegi:  Briefly describe Botswana- Russian diplomatic relations.

Botswana and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations on March 6, 1970, that is only four years after independence. The Russian Embassy was opened in Gaborone in 1976. Botswana-Russia relations are traditionally friendly.

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