“It was an export flight on which 108 adults and three children flew out of the Dominican Republic, our compatriots from Venezuela were already on board,” RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

The Venezuelan Embassy of Russia said that 178 people are returning to Moscow from Colombia, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, among whom are citizens of the CIS and other foreign states.

Earlier it was reported about the departure of 150 people from Spain to Russia by an Aeroflot export flight.