Rising gas demand in the EU countries, which have been imposing sanctions on their main provider, Russia, on the back of the Ukraine war, has ... prompted Egypt on the other side of the Mediterranean to boost its LNG exports. Yet, its high domestic consumption and possibly insufficient infrastructure remain stumbling blocks.
Tourism: Unwanted in Europe, Russians more than welcome in Egypt
Since 31 August, it has become more complicated for Russian citizens to travel to any of the 27 countries of the European Union (EU). It is now longer, more complicated and more expensive to obtain a visa, and while some European capitals have rejected the idea of closing their doors completely, other member states are advocating a total ban on access as long as the war in Ukraine continues.