Outgoing Russia's former Ambassador to South Africa, Mikhail Petrakov talks to Jenine Coetzer

Russia's former Ambassador to South Africa, Mikhail Petrakov has recently completed his 7-year tenure in the country. Before packing his bags for his return to Moscow, he sat down with Channel Africa's Jenine Coetzer to talk about his experiences of South Africa and what he will remember the most in this part of the world. Petrakov also reflects on his diplomatic career starting as a student at the former Soviet Union's New Delhi Embassy in 1981, followed by foreign postings in India, Australia and Brussels, before taking up office in South Africa in 2012:
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