Jad El KHANNOUSSI, PhD*
Abstract. In the last decade, Africa in general and its eastern part (the African Horn) in particular, witnessed an intense Russian diplomatic activity. The latter began with a series of visits in due course by Vladimir Putin, as well as Dmitri Medvedev. A few visits that were culminated by a series of agreements and treated, in order to foster relations and trade with the countries of the continent. This Russian presence can reopen a space of struggle, especially in the African horn. Because it has become the center of attraction for the great powers.
* Resercher at Universidad de Cadiz, Spain