Your description of the Russians as an "eye for an eye people" is also an apt description for many Israelis who, if you examine the facts are in reality Russians. The Arabs and pPalestinians also display the "eye for an eye behavior" As Ghandi said(apologies to him) " An eye for an eye will leave everyone blind." In the ME it is likely to leave many inhabitants dead as well. If only the sane people were in the majority.
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)