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Why Burkina Faso Protesters Waved Russian Flags in French Embassy Attack

During the coup in Burkina Faso last Friday, civilians and troops took to the streets with Russian flags, saying they wanted the country’s security partnership with France replaced by one with Russia. In this report from Ouagadougou, Henry Wilkins investigates how Russian disinformation played a part in the country’s second coup in eight months. VOA footage by Daniel Gnienhoun and Henry Wilkins.

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