Dubai, haven for wealthy Russians in times of crisis

Since the start of the Russian offensive in Ukraine on February 24, the United Arab Emirates have opted for neutrality. This federation of seven emirates notably abstained in the vote at the United Nations General Assembly last week that ended with Russia being expelled from the Human Rights Council. Nor has it currently joined the … Read more

Why the United Arab Emirates have become the haven of Russia’s rich

Published on : 03/31/2022 – 10:21 The UAE is increasingly attracting wealthier Russian nationals. Friendly relations between the two countries were strengthened by the war in Ukraine. There was already a strong Russian community in the Emirates: around 60,000 residents, mostly owners of a beautiful villa. In this petromonarchy, a stone investment of 750,000 dirhams … Read more

the strategic ambivalence of the Emirates towards Russia

At a time when the international community has been uniting against Moscow since Russia invaded Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates are playing their own game. The tiny Gulf federation distinguished itself alongside India and China in a UN Security Council vote on Friday, February 25, by abstaining on a draft resolution condemning the Russian invasion. … Read more

United Arab Emirates: these Russians settling in Dubai

Published on : 04/17/2022 – 00:20 Since the start of the war in Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates have maintained a certain degree of neutrality. This federation of seven emirates, for example, has not joined the American, British and European sanctions against Russia. The trading center of the Persian Gulf monarchy, namely Dubai, has therefore … Read more