‘Not our fight’: Why the Middle East doesn’t fully support Ukraine
26 April 2022 | 10:33 am
Middle Eastern countries are still on the fence when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Their citizens are pointing out the West's double standards around conflict and refugees. Should Europe be worried?
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