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

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