Israel war: Ambas­sador says Tel Aviv pas­sen­gers hid in Russ­ian air­port dur­ing riot

Israel war: Ambassador says Tel Aviv passengers hid in Russian airport during riot

The Israeli ambas­sador to Rus­sia shed light on the har­row­ing moments when pas­sen­gers arriv­ing in south­ern Rus­sia from Tel Aviv were forced to hide in order to evade riot­ers upset about the war in Gaza.
Ambas­sador Alexan­der Ben Zvi told the Asso­ci­at­ed Press that Sun­day’s threat­en­ing crowd at the air­port in Makhachkala was the result of extrem­ist ele­ments result­ing from ″indoc­tri­na­tion.″
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Peo­ple in the crowd walk shout­ing anti­se­mit­ic slo­gans at an air­field of the air­port in Makhachkala, Rus­sia, Mon­day, Oct. 30, 2023. Russ­ian news agen­cies and social media say hun­dreds of peo­ple have stormed into the main air­port in the Dages­tan region and onto the land­ing field to protest the arrival of an air­lin­er com­ing from Tel Aviv, Israel. (AP Pho­to)
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The Makhachkala air­port lies in Dages­tan, a pre­dom­i­nant­ly Mus­lim repub­lic. Despite the con­cern­ing scenes of hun­dreds of pro­test­ers storm­ing the air­port i …