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Op-ed: Business links going back centuries give UK-Russian relations resilience

I have commented in the past that trade, culture, and science have served as fundamental links between Russia and Britain, fostering and maintaining relationships between the two countries over centuries. It is important that such collaborations and exchanges continue.

In my latest op-ed, published in Russia Beyond the Headlines, I consider the historic economic cooperation between Britain and Russia, and how this has recently changed. Mutual business ties have suffered, and there have been references to a ‘new Cold War’.

But behind the media headlines, investors and businesses are keen to keep trade going. The business community should therefore take on greater responsibility to re-establish stability and restore trust and cooperation between these nations.

You can read the full article on RBTH here: Business links going back centuries give UK-Russian relations resilience

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