. As of today, according to various estimates, around 6,000-7,000 Russians permanently reside in the Emirates and some 200,000-odd tourists from Russia visit this country every year. Now that Russia is opening a consulate-general in Dubai, they won't have to travel all the way to Abu Dhabi to get consular services. Issuance of visas for foreigners is expected to become an easier process as well.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said