UAE cements economic ties and political alignment with Russia

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Issue 1154 - 11 Sep 2022 | 7 minute read

Energy and shipping are at the heart of the warm relations between Russia and the UAE, providing Moscow with an outlet to the world that avoids western sanctions. It is a relationship that might rankle with Washington, but appears to be in line with local public opinion, with polling suggesting that more Emiratis value good relations with Russia and China than with the United States.

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