Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa inspects Russian honour guards during a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on January 14, 2019.
His government’s fuel price increases triggered widespread protests.
Six people have been killed and many others were injured.
He says resolving the country’s economic challenges is paramount, and he understands the anger displayed by citizens.
Mnangagwa was in Russia when the protests erupted across the country.
He says a series of economic agreements with Moscow will boost Zimbabwe’s economy.