During the era of the Soviet Union, Arab relations with Moscow were positive most of the time and this was due to their matching stances in several affairs, mainly Palestine’s. The collapse of the Soviet empire led to chaos in the region, which is geographically far from it and one camp, i.e. the western camp, dominated instead.
There are many indications to suggest that Moscow is willing to reconcile with the countries around Syria. It can also seek approval of the Americans who seem to be ready to engage moreAbdulrahman al-Rashed