The Evolution and Limits of the Algiers-Moscow Relationship Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015
During the Cold War, Algeria was one of the Soviet Union’s favored partners. Ties between the two countries deteriorated during the 1990s before going through a renewal around fifteen years ago.
Although the trade relationship remains rather weak, this is not the case in terms of military and energy cooperation. Algeria is the second largest importer of Russian arms and has called on Russia to build its first nuclear power station.
Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015