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Law enforcement personnel march past as protestors (background) gather at an airport in Makhachkala. (File/AFP)

Russia tightens security in Muslim-majority south after weekend airport riot

  • The unrest followed several other anti-Semitic incidents in recent days in North Caucasus in response to Israel’s war against Palestinian Hamas militants in Gaza
  • Israel has urged Moscow to protect Israelis and Jews in Russian jurisdictions
By Reuters ·