Russian government supports Saudi crown prince, despite murder

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has been making headlines over the world since October. It makes you wonder what is really behind this, because so many countries have earlier let Saudi Arabia get away with anything – including torture to death and the war in Yemen. Many countries are apparently still doing business as usual with Saudi Arabia. Russia has even attempted to capitalise on the strain the scandal has put on the relationship between Riyadh and western powers and now signals support for the Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman.