Israel's political situation has no bearing on Na'ama

The Russian Ambassador to Israel responds to reports that Putin is waiting for a government to be formed to discuss Na'ama IssaharArutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 7:40 PM

'Naama is a hostage in a Russian jail'

Attorney for Naama Issachar says his client is 'completely innocent,' hopes Putin will pardon her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 10:01 AM

Russian court to hear Israeli-American woman's appeal next month

Naama Issachar, Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia on drug charges, to receive appeal hearing in December.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 2:35 PM

Greek Orthodox Patriarch to Putin: Release Naama

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III meets Russian president, asks for release of Israeli woman held on cannabis charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 8:35 AM

Russian bank sends client password containing ‘kill Jews’

State-owned Russian bank sends promotional code using phrase 'kill Jews', client says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/22/2019, 2:59 PM

Israeli and Russian security advisers meet

The two discussed Syria, Iran, and other topics related to Israeli-Russian relations.Nitsan Keidar, 11/20/2019, 5:03 AM

Report: 'Putin doesn't want to give Netanyahu a gift'

Putin 'keeping options open' regarding jailed Israeli-American, while Israel remains in political deadlock, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 10:49 AM

Iran starts building new nuclear reactor in Bushehr

Iran, Russia inaugurate new phase of construction for a second reactor at Iran's sole nuclear power plant.Elad Benari, 11/11/2019, 2:58 AM

Supreme Court rejects Russian hacker appeal against extradition

Israel's top court upholds extradition order of Russian hacker Aleksey Burkov to the United StatesAFP, 11/10/2019, 2:59 PM

US abstains from vote on 'overly narrow' anti-Nazism resolution

US, Ukraine alone oppose Russian UN vote condemning honors to Nazis.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/9/2019, 10:18 PM

Sister of Israeli-American jailed in Russia: ‘She’s losing it’

Naama Issachar, Israeli-American jailed in Russia over possession of pot, 'can't take it anymore,' says her sister.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 11/6/2019, 7:12 AM

Putin calls for Russian Wikipedia

Russian government to spend over $25 million on online Russian encyclopedia to replace popular information website.Gary Willig, 11/5/2019, 9:36 PM

Russian hacker to be extradited to the US

Justice Minister signs order extraditing Aleksey Burkov to the US despite Russian pressure.Gary Willig, 10/30/2019, 7:53 PM

'My daughter is innocent'

Mother of Naama Issachar, jailed for bringing marijuana into Russia, claims her daughter is being punished unfairly.Chana Roberts, 10/29/2019, 2:48 PM

Russia: Mother, imprisoned daughter banned from speaking Hebrew

Judge bans mother of Naama Issachar from speaking Hebrew to her daughter when visiting her in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 8:02 PM

Facebook under scrutiny over content regulation

How Facebook's power to dictate and censor content could eventually be more dangerous than Russia-sponsored ads to interfere in US electionsi24News, 10/24/2019, 1:35 PM

Naama's sister: 'She's been taken hostage as geopolitical pawn'

Liad Goldberg, sister of Naama imprisoned in Russia, makes online appeal to Russia to free her sister. 'Young women are not political toys.'Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2019, 12:03 PM

Israeli Consul in Moscow visits Naama Issachar

Israeli Consul in Moscow visits Naama Issachar in Russian prison, forwards a letter from her mother.Ido Ben Porat, 10/24/2019, 5:29 AM

In Tel Aviv, 200 protest Naama Issachar's sentence

Protesters call to 'free Naama' at two simultaneous demonstrations in New York and Tel Aviv.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2019, 9:01 PM

Mother of Naama Issachar meets with Justice Minister

Yaffa Issachar reportedly gets message that Russian hacker's extradition to US will apparently take place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 7:51 PM

Russian hacker: Do not approve my extradition

Russian hacker appeals to Justice Minister Amir Ohana, asks him not to approve his extradition to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 6:48 AM

Russian hacker would even be prosecuted in Russia

Alexei Burkov's lawyer: Even if he goes to Russia he will be prosecuted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 2:26 PM

Assessment: The Russian hacker will be extradited to the US

Justice Minister Amir Ohana expected to sign extradition order in the coming days against Russian hacker Alexei Burkov in the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2019, 10:34 PM

Naama Issachar: I'm tired, I can't take it anymore

Mother of Israeli woman held in Russia visits her in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2019, 8:35 PM

Putin to consider pardoning Naama Issachar

Kremlin announces receipt of request from PM Netanyahu to grant amnesty to Israeli woman for cannabis possession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2019, 8:21 PM

Russian hacker: I'm also in prison because of political games

Russian hacker whose case has been linked to Naama Issachar's: I strengthen Naama and her family, I'm not a spy.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/13/2019, 6:22 PM

Shaked: Punishment Naama Issachar received disproportionate

'I expect the Russian judicial system to give a fair and just hearing, hope Naama will return safely soon,' says New Right chairwoman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 12:03 PM

Justice Minister: I hope US will intervene for Naama Issachar

"I suppose the US has an interest that Naama not sit in Russian prison," Minister Ohana says, noting her dual US-Israel citizenship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 10:36 AM

'Naama Issachar fell victim to something unrelated'

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz comments on imprisonment of Naama Issachar in Russia.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 6:09 AM

Elkin criticizes Russia: Outrageous conduct

Minister Ze'ev Elkin criticizes Russia's conduct in the case of Naama Issachar.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 3:15 AM

This is what Naama Issachar said just before her arrest

New recording reveals Israeli woman's phone conversation just prior to her arrest by Moscow police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 9:57 PM

Naama Issachar's mother: 'I pleaded with Netanyahu to help us'

Mother of Israeli caught with marijuana in Moscow says she 'doesn't know' how the family will get over prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 7:37 PM

'A disproportionate punishment for a young Israeli woman'

Court in Russia sentences Israeli citizen Naama Issachar to 7.5 years in prison.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2019, 8:00 PM

Naama - held hostage by the Russians

Israeli source confirms Israel's refusal to swap Russian hacker for Israeli arrested for marijuana possession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 3:12 PM

Iran releases detained Russian journalist

Iranian authorities release Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik, which some reports said was arrested for spying for Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019, 6:03 AM

Russian journalist held in Iran for visa issues, not spying

Contrary to previous report, Iran’s government spokesman says Russian journalist was not detained for spying for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 4:14 AM

Netanyahu, Putin, exchange good wishes via telephone

PM Netanyahu speaks by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 3:36 PM

Iran arrests Russian journalist for spying for Israel

Iran says it will release Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik, who was arrested in Tehran on espionage charges earlier this week.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/5/2019, 12:28 AM

Fighting Russian disinformation

What are the roots of Moscow’s political interference, and how can countries can fight back?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2019, 5:40 PM

Putin wishes Jews a happy New Year

Russian President on Rosh Hashanah: Important to promote the traditions and customs to the youth.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2019, 12:05 AM

Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw from Syria

Israeli FM Yisrael Katz meets Russian FM Sergey Lavrov at UN, discuss how to restore stability to Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 5:31 PM

Russia: US refused to grant visas to members of UN delegation

Russia complains US Embassy after officials fail to receive visas in time to participate in UN General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 2:56 PM

Historic home to Khazars and Cantonists, Astrakhan gets a mikvah

Chabad emissaries Rabbi Yisroel and Deborah Melamed came to revive community that had suffered decades of Soviet oppression.Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2019, 5:41 PM

Sarah Sanders slams CNN for Russia report

Former WH press secretary weighs in on Fox News about CNN’s report claiming Trump mishandled classified info, calls Dem debate 'terrifying.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 8:57 AM

‘We sat with maps, the goal was reached’

PM summarizes his meetings with Russian President Putin and Defense Minister Shoigu.Ido Ben Porat, Sochi, 9/13/2019, 7:00 AM

"It's important to us who gets elected to the Knesset"

'We in Russia know the term terrorism and in Israel as well of course,' Putin tells Netanyahu during meeting in Sochi.Ido Ben Porat, Sochi, 9/12/2019, 8:57 PM

'Iran stepping up attempts to attack Israel from Syria'

PM Netanyahu meets Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, explains Israeli responses to Iranian buildup in Syria.Ido Ben Porat, Sochi, 9/12/2019, 6:50 PM

Watch: Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Russian Defense Minister

Netanyahu remarks to Russian Defense Minister that it's the first time that they are meeting as fellow defense ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 6:16 PM

Netanyahu lands in Sochi ahead of meeting with Putin

PM to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin twice Thursday afternoon and evening to strengthen coordination in Syria.Ido Ben Porat - Russia, 9/12/2019, 3:32 PM

Russia concerned over sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Ahead of Netanyahu's visit, Russia warns that plan to annex Jordan Valley could escalate tensions.Ido Ben Porat, 9/12/2019, 3:06 AM

PM to make pre-election trip to Russia

Netanyahu to visit Sochi Thursday, meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin days before Israeli election.AFP, 9/10/2019, 5:03 PM

US teen arrested in Russia for medical marijuana

Film student traveling with mother arrested, charged with possession of marijuana.AFP, 9/4/2019, 2:57 PM

Maimonides’ ‘Mishneh Torah’ translated into Russian

Rambam's 14-volume compendious of Jewish law translated into Russian for the first time.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 9/2/2019, 6:01 PM

Israeli woman has 'no idea' how marijuana got into her bag

Israeli woman has been held in Russian jail for months on marijuana charge.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 8/30/2019, 9:58 AM

Blue & White denies claim Russians hacked its phones, computers

Russian embassy and Blue & White party push back on report that Russian hackers had gained access to senior members' cell phones.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/29/2019, 3:12 PM

Russia to resume S-400 delivery to Turkey

Turkish Defense Minister says Russia will resume the delivery of its S-400 missile defense system to Turkey this week.Elad Benari, 8/27/2019, 6:37 AM

'Not all of Baumel's remains were returned to Israel'

Terror leader Ahmed Jibril says Israel received 'half a body,' any transfer of remains contingent on release of living terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 12:25 PM