Support The Moscow Times!

Egypt Still Dangerous

The Federal Tourism Agency once again called on tour operators and travel agents to exclude Cairo from their destinations in connection with the worsening situation in the Egyptian capital, Interfax reported Tuesday.

The agency warned against travel to several other Egyptian regions as well, adding that if Russians still decide to go on vacation to the Red Sea, it is better to travel in a group.

This comes after demonstrations by Copts in Cairo on Oct. 9 led to clashes with security forces, resulting in 24 deaths and more than 200 injuries.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

As the only remaining independent, English-language news source reporting from Russia, The Moscow Times plays a critical role in connecting Russia to the world.

Editorial decisions are made entirely by journalists in our newsroom, who adhere to the highest ethical standards. We fearlessly cover issues that are often considered off-limits or taboo in Russia, from domestic violence and LGBT issues to the climate crisis and a secretive nuclear blast that exposed unknowing doctors to radiation.

As we approach the holiday season, please consider making a one-time donation — or better still a recurring donation — to The Moscow Times to help us continue producing vital, high-quality journalism about the world’s largest country.