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WJC thanks Putin for 'combating anti-Semitism' in Russia

Moscow held first conference against anti-Semitism - even as Moscow teacher investigated for asking students about attitudes towards Jews.Hillel Fendel, 11/1/2016, 8:01 PM

Putin: Not the time to resume Aleppo strikes

Russian President rejects request to lift a moratorium on air strike on Syria’s Aleppo.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/28/2016, 11:54 PM

Merkel, Hollande urge Putin to push for Syria ceasefire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to a ceasefire in Syria.AFP, 10/12/2016, 7:48 PM

Putin cancels visit to France amid row over Syria

Russian President cancels visit to France after Francoise Hollande says Russia helped Syria commit a war crime in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2016, 10:31 PM

Report: Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet Netanyahu

PA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 9/6/2016, 4:12 AM

Russia is following France on a diplomatic journey to nowhere

Regarding "Palestine," Russia's initiative will end up in the dustbin alongside that of France. David Singer, 8/25/2016, 4:13 PM

Netanyahu and Putin discuss Middle East peace

Russian President and Israeli Prime Minister speak on the phone after Putin reportedly said he was willing to host Israel-PA talks.Elad Benari, 8/24/2016, 6:17 AM

Egyptian president: Putin willing to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Egyptian President tells journalists he was told by Putin that he is ready to host direct talks between Netanyahu and PA.Elad Benari, 8/22/2016, 6:12 AM

Australia joins the search for Raoul Wallenberg's fate

Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for the truth to be revealed about the fate of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:34 PM

Putin and Rio

The Olympics are tainted by money, politics and moral pressure.Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/17/2016, 7:41 PM

Russia planning permanent presence in Syria

Russia has announced plans to set up a permanent military base in Syria, as an appropriate "measure" against the "terrorist threat."AFP, 8/11/2016, 4:25 PM

Russian drone invaded Israeli airspace, IDF failed to destroy it

Putin admits drone which entered Israeli airspace was Russian, not Syrian. Despite three attempts, IDF failed to shoot down the aircraft.David Rosenberg, 8/7/2016, 9:34 AM

Russia fires back at Obama's criticism on Syria

Russia accuses Washington of lacking trust in Moscow and not behaving as a true partner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/5/2016, 10:18 PM

Kerry helpless as Russia refuses to rein in Assad

John Kerry calls on Russia to 'restrain' Assad's war campaigns on the date they had planned to meet at the negotiating table.AFP, 8/2/2016, 8:40 AM

Is Russia a better friend than the U.S. to Israel?

Israeli jets attacked Russian-protected Syria this week. Would U.S. have allowed the same?Hillel Fendel, 7/28/2016, 11:17 AM

Kerry on Iran deal: The world is a safer place today

Secretary of State John Kerry praises results of Iran deal in 'stabilizing' region ahead of Moscow visit to discuss war in Syria.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 1:37 PM

Putin and Obama agree to intensify coordination in Syria

Russian President and American President agree during a telephone call to "intensify" military coordination in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 4:46 AM

Erdogan apologizes to Putin over downed jet

Kremlin: Turkish leader apologized for death of Russian pilot shot down over the Syrian-Turkish border last November.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2016, 4:39 PM

Putin supports Israel-Turkey reconciliation

Despite tensions between his country and Turkey, Russian President tells Netanyahu he supports reconciliation between Israel and Turkey.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 5:13 AM

Watch: Netanyahu and Putin shore up alliance in Moscow

Israeli, Russian leaders meet for fourth time in nine months, as alliance continues to grow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2016, 6:39 PM

Netanyahu heads to Russia as ties with Moscow strengthen

Israeli PM heads to Kremlin for fourth meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin; extended trip to last for 2 and a half days.Ari Soffer, 6/6/2016, 8:04 AM

Netanyahu headed to Moscow on Monday

Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, his third trip to Moscow since September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 4:15 AM

Report: Netanyahu to reach out to Moscow over peace talks

Netanyahu likely to approach Putin about presenting a united front in the event of French-brokered talks, political source claims.Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2016, 12:29 PM

Netanyahu to meet Putin in Russia next week

Kremlin announces Netanyahu will visit Russia next week to discuss a wide range of international issues with Putin.Nitsan Keidar, 6/2/2016, 5:44 AM

Russia to return Israeli tank from Battle of Sultan Yacoub

Tank was captured during 1982 First Lebanon War along with three Israeli soldiers whose fates are unknown.Ari Soffer, 5/29/2016, 2:59 PM

Putin: Free land in Russia’s far east

Vladimir Putin has approved ‘manifest destiny’ law offering every Russian citizen free plots of land in the Arctic and Siberia.Shoshana Miskin, 5/5/2016, 5:16 PM

Kremlin denies Bibi-Putin meeting was over aerial incident

Russia rejects Israeli media reports, according to which Netanyahu met Putin after Russian jet fired on Israeli aircraft.Ari Yashar, 4/22/2016, 1:46 PM

Netanyahu-Putin meeting called after aerial incident over Syria

Meeting between Netanyahu and Putin took place after Russian jet was scrambled to intercept an Israeli aircraft over Syria.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2016, 12:09 AM

Netanyahu: Putin meeting secured IDF operational freedom

PM hails achievements for Israeli security made in Moscow meeting, reveals details including coordination of two armies on war front.Nitsan Keidar, 4/21/2016, 7:49 PM

Netanyahu to Putin: Golan Heights are our red line

In Moscow visit PM vows to block weapons to Hezbollah, and stop a 'return to days when they fired on our children from the Golan Heights.'Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2016, 4:58 PM

Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Iran, Syria issues

Meeting follows Iran receiving first parts of S-300 missile system.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2016, 8:36 PM

Chief rabbi of Russia: Stamp out hate speech against Jews

Rabbi Berel Lazar hits back following dissemination of anti-Semitic conspiracy theory by politician from Vladimir Putin's ruling party.JTA, 4/19/2016, 5:08 PM

Putin tells Abbas he backs Israel-PA peace efforts

Russian President meets PA chairman in Moscow, backs efforts aimed at facilitating the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 5:12 AM

Soleimani defies sanctions again, visits Putin

3rd time's the charm: Iranian terror chief takes another trip to Moscow after nuclear deal, discusses Syrian war.Ari Yashar, 4/15/2016, 1:23 PM

Russia, US agree to dethrone Assad, send him into exile

Reports indicate the US and Russia have secret agreement to ease Assad from power and send him into exile.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2016, 1:36 PM

Putin withdrawing from Syria? Au contraire

Reuters analysis reveals Russia is shipping even more equipment to Syria after Putin announced withdrawal of 'main force.'Ari Yashar, 3/30/2016, 2:09 PM

United States and Russia to push Syrian political transition

Kerry says he and Putin agreed to push Syrian regime and rebels to accelerate talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 4:45 AM

Did Kerry bring money to bribe Putin?

What's in your briefcase? Putin ribs Kerry ahead of Syria peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2016, 9:10 PM

The real reason Russia is leaving Syria

There is a consistent pattern in Russia's behavior; one just has to look for it.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 3/17/2016, 11:55 PM

'We felt Putin is loyal to Israel's security'

Rivlin meets Russian PM about expanding ties, as his director reveals details of meeting with Putin the day before.Hezki Baruch, 3/17/2016, 7:26 PM

Russia to complete Syria withdrawal within days

Russia's recently announced withdrawal from Syria will be completed in 2-3 days. Russia will retain air and naval bases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 12:36 PM

Israel presents red lines to Russia on Golan, Iran

President Rivlin met with Putin on Wednesday, outlining Israel's concerns as Russia prepares to remove its forces from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 8:45 AM

Rivlin, Putin discuss common fight against extreme Islam

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Rivlin: 'We also know how to deal with terror, fundamentalism.'Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2016, 4:53 PM

Kerry to visit Putin as Syria peace hopes run high

West cautiously applauds Russian pullout as negotiations advance. Kerry to stop in Moscow to 'take advantage of this moment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2016, 10:54 PM

Obama, Putin discuss Russia's 'partial withdrawal' from Syria

US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin try to figure out how to end five-year-old Syrian civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2016, 7:49 AM

Putin orders withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders Defense Ministry to begin withdrawing troops from Syria. No explanation has been given.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 8:05 PM

Russia freezes Iran missile sale following Israeli pressure

Following protests by Israel, Russia freezes controversial sale of heavy anti-air missiles to Iran.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2016, 7:46 AM

Death toll plummets in Syria following ceasefire

83% drop in casualties as ceasefire sponsored by US and Russia takes effect. NATO allies concerned by buildup of Russian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 3:42 PM

Obama and Putin discuss Syria ceasefire

White House announces presidential phone call ahead of ceasefire 'moment of opportunity,' admits it will be 'difficult to implement.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 10:57 PM

Syrian ceasefire explodes amid growing global conflict

Obama asks for Putin to end strikes on opposition forces, Turkey renews its cross-border shelling, as hopes for ceasefire by weekend dim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 7:47 PM

Tatarstan Jewish leader: Jews won't take up Putin's offer

After Putin proposed the Jews of Europe take refuge in Russia, head of the Jewish Autonomy of Tatarstan expresses doubts.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2016, 2:15 AM

Russian engineers working with ISIS in Syria to produce gas

While Russia says it is fighting terror group, new evidence shows it is cutting economic deals amid the bloodshed in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 3:15 PM

Russia 'safer for Jews than parts of Western Europe'

'Refuge' offer to Jews may not have been serious, but Putin's record on anti-Semitism puts European critics to shame.Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2016, 5:59 PM

US official publicly accuses Putin of corruption

Adam Szubin of US Treasury Dept. asserts Russian president takes 'state assets' for personal use and US has known it for 'many, many years.'Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2016, 9:56 PM

Russia denies it asked Assad to step down

Spokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/22/2016, 10:56 PM

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

Europe's beleaguered Jews 'should come to us,' Russian leader tells European Jewish Congress in the Kremlin.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2016, 2:23 PM

Jewish Congress urges Putin's cooperation against terror

Stressing the need for united effort, EJC President tells Russian leader that terror has spread from targeting Jews to 'us all.'Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 10:52 PM