The number of arrested participants of the anti-Semitic action at the Makhachkala airport has grown to 15. This is reported by TASS with reference to the head of the press service of the Supreme Court of Dagestan, Zarema Mamaeva.
According to her, the court considered another 10 cases of administrative offenses under the article of participation in an unauthorized rally that caused disruptions in the operation of the transport infrastructure. Eight people were arrested for eight days. Due to their health, two detainees were assigned 60 hours of compulsory labor.
The day before, it was reported about the arrest of seven participants of the anti-Semitic action at the Makhachkala airport. Those arrested received terms of 3 to 10 days under the article on petty hooliganism.
Earlier it became known about the detention of 83 participants of the action in the case of mass riots. The criminal case was taken under personal control by the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia, Alexander Bastrykin, the investigation will be transferred to the Main Investigation Department.
As “Izvestia” reports today, the FSB detained several residents of Ingushetia, suspected of spreading fakes about the arrival of a plane from Israel to Magas and calls for riots.
The publication published a video in which one of the detainees said that he had joined an “anti-Jewish WhatsApp group” where the arrival of Israelis at Magasa airport and the need to hold a rally were discussed.
The message emphasizes that Magasa airport does not accept international flights. The FSB claims that “organizers of such demonstrations are often located in other regions.”
On October 31, additional security measures were taken at the airport of the city of Sunzha in Ingushetia in connection with information about the alleged arrival of a flight (which is not specified) being posted on social networks.
- In the evening of October 29, from several hundred to one and a half thousand people seized the Makhachkala airport, coming there with an anti-Semitic protest before the arrival of a flight from Tel Aviv. They opposed Israel and demanded the expulsion of Jews from Dagestan. The participants of the action demolished the fence and broke into the territory of the airport. During the riots, more than 20 people were injured, 10 of them received serious injuries. Nine police officers were injured.
- The head of Dagestan, Sergey Melikov, said that Russia’s foreign “adversaries” were trying to destabilize the situation in the republic. He mentioned the Telegram channel “Morning of Dagestan”, said that it is “administered and regulated from the territory of Ukraine – by traitors, Banderovtsami”.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a meeting with members of the Security Council, said that the anti-Semitic riots in Makhachkala were “largely inspired by the territory of Ukraine through the agents of Western countries.”
- Mass actions in support of Palestine were also held earlier in a number of republics of the North Caucasus, some of which sounded anti-Semitic slogans. Muftis of the North Caucasus condemned them.