Putin Holds Meeting to Discuss Anti-Israel Mob in Dagestan
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Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with top government officials to address antisemitic protests in a predominantly Muslim region of the country, demonstrations he blamed on Ukraine and Western interference.
“Events in Makhachkala are inspired, among other things, through social networks, from Ukraine’s territory, by Western intelligence services,” Putin said in a speech broadcast by the state-run Rossiya 24 television channel.