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Jewish student survives Crimea school attack

Jewish student survives Crimea school attack

Jewish student at Crimea college where gunman killed 18 misses attack when he was late for school.Gary Willig, 17/10/2018 20:15
13 dead in Crimea college bombing

13 dead in Crimea college bombing

Explosion in Crimean college kills at least 13, with reports of shooting on campus.David Rosenberg, 17/10/2018 14:54
Belarus town opens synagogue for first time in over a century

Belarus town opens synagogue for first time in over a century

Marc Chagall’s Belarus hometown celebrates first synagogue opening in a century.JTA, 04/11/2017 18:22
Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine

Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says President Trump taking strong stand against Russian occupation of Crimea, actions in Ukraine.Gary Willig, 14/02/2017 20:47
Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war

Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war

As tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine, 211 new immigrants from Ukraine will land tomorrow at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2016 18:05
Israeli family of five missing in Crimea

Israeli family of five missing in Crimea

Grandparents and their three children missing since arriving on Wednesday in the Crimean Peninsula.Ben Ariel, Canada, 01/07/2016 23:54
Ukraine investigates MK for visiting Crimea

Ukraine investigates MK for visiting Crimea

Ukraine threatens to try Shas MK for private meeting with Russian puppet government in Crimea.Raphael Poch, 14/02/2016 11:18
Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’

Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’

Ukraine's Chief Rabbi Reuven Azman attempts to defuse the situation in light of MK Margi's visit to Crimea.Hezki Baruch, 11/02/2016 22:31
Ukraine attacks Israelis doing business in Crimea

Ukraine attacks Israelis doing business in Crimea

Ukrainian Embassy in Israel claims it has proof Israelis are doing business with 'illegal authorities' in Russian-occupied Crimea.Cynthia Blank, 18/01/2016 19:34
Starving Citizens? Russia Bulldozes Tons of Cheese

Starving Citizens? Russia Bulldozes Tons of Cheese

'Insane, stupid and vile': ban of Western food as part of Crimea tit-for-tat has steamroller crush 9 tons of cheese, bacon incinerated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2015 10:20
Should Israel Abandon Neutrality on Ukraine?

Should Israel Abandon Neutrality on Ukraine?

Israel continues to consider its options with Russia, but one expert suggests Jerusalem needs to move its rooks and knights carefully.Gedalyah Reback, 21/04/2015 15:26
Putin Calls Crimea Russia's 'Temple Mount'

Putin Calls Crimea Russia's 'Temple Mount'

While slamming western sanctions, Putin says annexed Crimea is sacred to Russians 'as Temple Mount is to Muslims and Jews.'Ari Yashar, 05/12/2014 08:36
Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'Tova Dvorin, 09/05/2014 12:22
Crimea's Karaites Back the Russians

Crimea's Karaites Back the Russians

Sect that splintered from Judaism hopes Russian annexation will give aging community more power over its cemetery and prayer houses.Ari Yashar, 07/05/2014 08:52
Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.Tova Dvorin, 18/04/2014 15:07
Ukraine 'On the Brink of Civil War'?

Ukraine 'On the Brink of Civil War'?

Armored Ukrainian vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian protestors, raising concerns of an all-out war over regional tensions.Tova Dvorin, 16/04/2014 19:20
Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian Interior Minister insists that standoffs in three provinces over secession will end in 48 hours - by any means necessary.Tova Dvorin, 09/04/2014 19:11
Another Ukrainian Province Demands Independence

Another Ukrainian Province Demands Independence

Pro-Russian demonstrators storm government buildings in Donetsk, sparking fears of another annexation.Tova Dvorin, 07/04/2014 16:32
Yanukovych: Referendums in Every District

Yanukovych: Referendums in Every District

Ousted President Viktor Yanukovych calls for vote in every district 'for Russia or for Ukraine.'Tova Dvorin, 28/03/2014 15:07
UNGA Says Crimea Referendum is Invalid

UNGA Says Crimea Referendum is Invalid

UN General Assembly approves a non-binding resolution calling the Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine invalid.Elad Benari, 28/03/2014 04:14
Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

Ukraine: Defense Minister Fired Over Crimea Crisis

As concerns over other annexations snowball, Kiev chooses to oust military official.Tova Dvorin, 26/03/2014 14:09
Russia and Ukraine Hold Talks Over Crimea

Russia and Ukraine Hold Talks Over Crimea

Moscow, Kiev meet for the first time since Russia invaded Crimea. A lot is on the line, as the contents of the meeting remain unclear.Tova Dvorin, 25/03/2014 12:38
Ukraine Withdraws Military From Crimea

Ukraine Withdraws Military From Crimea

Interim president orders withdrawal after Russia annexes and conquers nearly all bases in peninsula; concerns of continued aggression.Ari Yashar, 24/03/2014 13:30
Romney: Obama 'Naive' in Dealing with Crimea

Romney: Obama 'Naive' in Dealing with Crimea

Criticism against US's handling of the Crimean invasion grows, as Mitt Romney declares Obama's judgement 'faulty' in broadcast.Tova Dvorin, 23/03/2014 19:16
US Senator Compares Vladimir Putin, Adolf Hitler

US Senator Compares Vladimir Putin, Adolf Hitler

John McCain calls Crimea 'captive nation,' accuses Russian president of lying about further takeovers.Tova Dvorin , 23/03/2014 16:48
Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea

Russian Forces Storm Ukrainian Air Base in Crimea

Military takeover sparks media furor, just 24 hours after Russia annexes the peninsula. Are more takeovers to follow?Tova Dvorin, 22/03/2014 22:37
Russia Agrees to International Monitors in Ukraine

Russia Agrees to International Monitors in Ukraine

Russia accepts the deployment of an international monitoring team that will have free access to regions throughout Ukraine.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/03/2014 23:15
Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Situation for Ukraine's Jewish community tentatively stable, but American Jewish Federations 'not taking chances'.Ari Soffer, 21/03/2014 13:21
Ukraine: Far-Right MP Assaults Pro-Russian TV Head

Ukraine: Far-Right MP Assaults Pro-Russian TV Head

MP for far-right Svoboda party in hot water after physically forcing TV broadcaster to sign resignation form, posting video online.Ari Soffer, 19/03/2014 21:34
Ukrainian Naval Chief Seized by Pro-Russia Militia

Ukrainian Naval Chief Seized by Pro-Russia Militia

Pro-Russian gunmen seize control of second Ukrainian military base in Crimea, detain Ukrainian naval chief.Ari Soffer, 19/03/2014 19:18
Ukraine PM: Russia Killed Soldier in 'War Crime'

Ukraine PM: Russia Killed Soldier in 'War Crime'

The first person killed in the recent unrest in Crimea is a Ukraine soldier, upping the tension between Ukraine and Russia even furtherDavid Lev, 18/03/2014 20:49
Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Crimea Annexation

Ukraine Steps Up Defense After Crimea Annexation

Kiev digs trenches, allots billions to defense fund, recruits volunteers as Russia moves to annex Crimea.Tova Dvorin, 18/03/2014 12:16
Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Putin Drafts Bill For Annexing Crimea

Russian president thumbs his nose at EU, US sanctions; bill still needs constitutional, parliamentary approval to annex.Tova Dvorin, 18/03/2014 10:21
Report: Putin to Sanction Top U.S. Senators

Report: Putin to Sanction Top U.S. Senators

Russian President is reportedly planning to sanction American lawmakers in retaliation for similar U.S. sanctions on Russians.Elad Benari, 18/03/2014 04:14
Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?Tova Dvorin, 17/03/2014 22:42
EU Sanctions on 21 Ukrainian, Russian Officials

EU Sanctions on 21 Ukrainian, Russian Officials

Travel bans, asset freezes imposed after Crimean referendum endorsed joining the Russian Federation.Gil Ronen, 17/03/2014 15:28
Obama: We Won't Recognize Crimea Referendum

Obama: We Won't Recognize Crimea Referendum

Obama warns Putin that the results of the referendum in Crimea will never be recognized, hints at possible sanctions.Elad Benari, 17/03/2014 04:14
Crimea Votes To Be Russian in 'Coerced' Referendum

Crimea Votes To Be Russian in 'Coerced' Referendum

93% of Crimean voters choose Russian annexation, US doesn't recognize 'rigged' vote given Russian occupation.Ari Yashar, 16/03/2014 22:57
Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Crimea Heats Up Ahead of Referendum Vote

Artillery, propoganda, and rumors pour into Crimea, hours before a crucial vote to decide its Ukrainian or Russian nationality.Tova Dvorin, 16/03/2014 08:14
Conservatives Slam 'Obama Doctrine' at Conference

Conservatives Slam 'Obama Doctrine' at Conference

National Security Action Summit brings together conservative figures 'snubbed' by traditional 'CPAC' conference.Daniel Perez, 09/03/2014 17:55
Crimea Votes to Join Russia

Crimea Votes to Join Russia

Crimean parliament votes to join Russia, raising the stakes in Russia-Ukraine standoff.Maayana Miskin, 06/03/2014 14:58
Putin: No Russian Soldiers in Crimea

Putin: No Russian Soldiers in Crimea

Heavily armed men who occupied government buildings, surrounded Ukrainian bases are 'local self-defense forces.'Gil Ronen, 04/03/2014 14:56
Putin Pulls Troops from Training Near Crimea

Putin Pulls Troops from Training Near Crimea

16,000 troops in Crimea still stationed there, but Putin pulls new trainees back from Russia-Ukraine border after sanctions threats fly.Tova Dvorin , 04/03/2014 09:26
Ukraine: Russia Demands Ships Surrender by 5 A.M.

Ukraine: Russia Demands Ships Surrender by 5 A.M.

Ukraine said Russia’s Black Sea fleet ordered two of its ships near the port of Sevastopol to surrender. Russia denies this.Gil Ronen, 03/03/2014 19:35
Moscow: US 'Blind' to Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Moscow: US 'Blind' to Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Russian slams US over 'unacceptable' threats about Crimea clashes, cites Kiev opposition's 'rampant Russophobia' and hatred of Jews.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2014 18:02
A7's Man on the Ground: Ukraine Situation 'Grim'

A7's Man on the Ground: Ukraine Situation 'Grim'

Arutz Sheva's correspondent in Kharkov says Russia appears to be preparing for a full-blown invasion of Ukraine.David Lev, 03/03/2014 14:46
Crimea Synagogue Vandalized Amid Ukraine Unrest

Crimea Synagogue Vandalized Amid Ukraine Unrest

Swastikas and graffiti sprayed on a synagogue in Crimea, local rabbi advises worshippers to stay away from the site,Elad Benari, 03/03/2014 06:32
Ukrainian Military Gears Up to Defend Kiev

Ukrainian Military Gears Up to Defend Kiev

Reservists called up for urgent training as larger crisis with Russia looms large.Tova Dvorin, 02/03/2014 13:01
Armed Men Take Over Airport in Ukraine's Crimea

Armed Men Take Over Airport in Ukraine's Crimea

Armed men take over the military airport in the Crimea region, as the White House warns Russia not to intervene in Ukraine.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/02/2014 20:21