A 10-day New Year holiday break has just come to an end in Russia as Egyptian Parliament starts work for the first time in three years. The two powerful strategic partners have been weakened by major internal problems. Some challenges are common such as corruption, sluggish political systems, and deep economic crisis. They are, however, caused mostly by different factors.
Economic crises and interdependence
Russia cannot afford to risk the lives of their tourists, as a consequence of its policies in the Middle East, and lay responsibility on the often corrupt and careless Egyptian authoritiesMaria Dubovikova