- Algeria energy revenues much higher
- Demand for gas boosts regional clout
- Protest movement suppressed
ALGIERS, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Europe’s attempts to wean itself off Russian gas have given Algeria a shot in the arm.
Flush with energy revenues after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sent demand for its oil and gas soaring, authorities are spending more on social benefits and taking a more assertive stance abroad, pivoting from years of declining wealth…