Monarch you are right. This has been in the works a while, but its only now starting to be out in the open. Russia has been using The Wagner Group which is one of their elite paramilitary organizations that can act outside the Geneva conventions to dominate and police new territory in Africa and elsewhere on behalf of Russia looking to expand it's hold on oil worldwide. Here is an article hinting at this 2 months back. https://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_russias_hired_guns_in_africa
I am pretty sure this is the way we will see the nations that Ezekiel called Cush and Put joining in the Ezekiel 38 invasion into Israel.