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Never mind unrest, Russian tourists are staying in Egypt

03/02/2011 09:47

Russia's Federal Tourism Agency on Sunday said that despite violent anti-government protests that have killed at least 100 Egyptians and injured thousands more, prompting foreign tourists to rush to the airport, most of the 30,000 Russian tourists in Egypt are reluctant to pack their bags.


the Moscow Times reports that no Russians have been killed or wounded in Egypt as of Sunday, but Azeri diplomat Nidzhat Godzhayev was shot dead in Cairo amid the violence dubbed the "Nile Revolution," which began last Tuesday with thousands of protesters demanding the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, an 82-year-old authoritarian leader who has ruled the country for 30 years.


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