. 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.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18