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Bennett to meet Putin in Russia next week

Bennett to meet Putin in Russia next week

PM to discuss Iranian nuclear program with Russian President in Sochi on October 22.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 15:54
Contacts underway for Bennett-Putin meeting

Contacts underway for Bennett-Putin meeting

The meeting between the two is scheduled for this month, amid the negotiations on a nuclear agreement with Iran.Elad Benari, 07/10/2021 05:01
Cornerstone laid for restoration of historic Russian synagogue

Cornerstone laid for restoration of historic Russian synagogue

The Central Synagogue in Samara, which was once one of the largest and most beautiful synagogues in Europe, is being restored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 19:56
Watch: Russia celebrates 1st 'royal' wedding in over a century

Watch: Russia celebrates 1st 'royal' wedding in over a century

The last royal wedding took place prior to the Bolshevik Revolution and subsequent execution of the royal family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 17:46
Scientist whose grandparents fled antisemitism in Russia wins Nobel Prize in medicine

Scientist whose grandparents fled antisemitism in Russia wins Nobel Prize in medicine

David Julius, grandson of Jews who fled Czarist Russia, wins this year's Nobel Prize for medicine.Shira Hanau, JTA, 05/10/2021 11:14
YouTube blocks Russian channels for violation of COVID protocol

YouTube blocks Russian channels for violation of COVID protocol

In return, Russia threatened to block YouTube in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 13:28
Watch: 'Deepfake' Bruce Willis appears in Russian commercial

Watch: 'Deepfake' Bruce Willis appears in Russian commercial

A Russian firm uses advanced technology to impose Bruce Willis' image onto the face of a local actor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 09:42
World order: Consequences of the Afghanistan drawdown

World order: Consequences of the Afghanistan drawdown

Moscow seeks to promote a multilateral world order led by the UN Security Council.permanent members Russia, the US, UK, China, France. Op-edDr. Salem AlKetbi , 23/09/2021 12:00
Lebanese TV issues formal apology for 'Ukrainian prostitutes' comment

Lebanese TV issues formal apology for 'Ukrainian prostitutes' comment

Lebanese politician causes a diplomatic incident with Russia and Ukraine when he refers to women from those countries as 'prostitutes.'MEMRI, 22/09/2021 09:26
Watch: Students jump from windows during shooting in Russia

Watch: Students jump from windows during shooting in Russia

The 18-year-old shooter posted to social media during the attack: 'I hate myself but want to hurt everyone who gets in my way.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 08:56
European court: Russia poisoned defected spy

European court: Russia poisoned defected spy

An international criminal court found that Moscow was behind the 2006 lethal poisoning of defected intelligence agent Alexander Litvinenko.Eitan Divinsky, 21/09/2021 20:21
Mass shooting at Russian university

Mass shooting at Russian university

At least 6 killed when student opens fire at Perm University in Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 15:24
Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center in Tomsk

Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center in Tomsk

A century after communists close Siberia's synagogues, a new Jewish center is dedicated in Tomsk, Siberia.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/09/2021 07:26
Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for 'banned content'

Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for 'banned content'

Russia said to be trying to force the US-based companies to set up base on its soil in order to monitor its citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 21:44
FM Lapid visiting Moscow for talks with Russian counterpart

FM Lapid visiting Moscow for talks with Russian counterpart

Lapid is to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on behalf of the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2021 20:31
China pledges support for Taliban, lashes out at G7 threats

China pledges support for Taliban, lashes out at G7 threats

China joined Russia, saying it will support the Taliban and continue policy of non-interference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 13:51
Russian complaint against Israeli Olympic gold medal dismissed

Russian complaint against Israeli Olympic gold medal dismissed

International Gymnastics Federation dismisses Russian complaint Israeli Linoy Ashram won gymnastics Olympic gold medal due to bias.Gary Willig, 19/08/2021 17:04
Taliban era: China and Russia set up base while others pull out

Taliban era: China and Russia set up base while others pull out

While Western nations rushed to evacuate their citizens and local staff, Russia and China assured the Taliban of their cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 14:07
'Hitler should've finished the job, so I'll do it for him'

'Hitler should've finished the job, so I'll do it for him'

Russian scientist, 82, beaten on Moscow bus by assailant seeking to ‘finish Hitler’s job.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/08/2021 20:08
Russian police faked murder of rabbi to nab anti-Semitic gang

Russian police faked murder of rabbi to nab anti-Semitic gang

Rabbi fakes his death as part of police operation to break up anti-Semitic gang.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 22:58
Russian-Israeli billionaire sues UK journalist over Putin book

Russian-Israeli billionaire sues UK journalist over Putin book

Roman Abramovich alleges he was defamed in a book chronicling Vladimir Putin's rise to power after the fall of the Soviet Union.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/07/2021 22:57
How's Russia competing in the Olympics despite its doping ban?

How's Russia competing in the Olympics despite its doping ban?

In 2019, Russia was banned from international sporting events for 4 years but 335 Russian athletes are participating in the Tokyo Games.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 14:47
Jewish vaulter Lilia Akhaimova helps Russia to gymnastics gold medal in Tokyo

Jewish vaulter Lilia Akhaimova helps Russia to gymnastics gold medal in Tokyo

Lilia Akhaimova, a Russian Jewish gymnast, helps Team Russia earn group score netting them an Olympic gold medal.Emily Burack, JTA, 28/07/2021 07:08
Russian official: Coordination with Israel ceased when new government took power

Russian official: Coordination with Israel ceased when new government took power

Russia no longer supports Israeli strikes in Syria, and is equipping the Syrians to defend themselves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 10:00
Report: Iran and Hezbollah members killed in Israeli attacks in Syria

Report: Iran and Hezbollah members killed in Israeli attacks in Syria

Reports say a Hezbollah military commander and a senior Revolutionary Guards official were killed in air strikes attributed to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 06:11
Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Measure also ensnares anti-Nazi books with swastikas, including book by comedian Stephen Fry about time travelling to erase Hitler's birth.Dan Verbin, 22/07/2021 21:18
Watch: Russians vaccinating house pets, wild animals

Watch: Russians vaccinating house pets, wild animals

Russia began vaccinating domestic animals against COVID-19 about a month ago, claiming other countries are also interested in the treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 11:17
Russian-associated hackers target US firms, demand $70 million in ransom

Russian-associated hackers target US firms, demand $70 million in ransom

A Russian-affiliated group of hackers targeted a U.S. technology firm, claiming to have locked up a million accounts & demanding ransom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 13:02
Comparison of Israeli and Russian announcements of Bennett-Putin conversation

Comparison of Israeli and Russian announcements of Bennett-Putin conversation

It is remarkable how different two versions of the same diplomatic event can be. Op-ed.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 07/07/2021 12:00
All passengers on Russian flight presumed dead after debris found

All passengers on Russian flight presumed dead after debris found

22 passengers and six crew members feared dead after debris of Russian plane located at sea. Investigation has been opened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 08:26
Russian government hackers breach Republican National Committee

Russian government hackers breach Republican National Committee

Sources say Russian government hackers breached the computer systems of the Republican National Committee last week.Ben Ariel, 07/07/2021 02:12
28 killed in plane crash in eastern Russia

28 killed in plane crash in eastern Russia

No survivors after passenger plane crashes in Kamchatka.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 14:21
Putin holds up Israel as a model of unity for Ukrainians and Russians

Putin holds up Israel as a model of unity for Ukrainians and Russians

Slavic peoples should learn from Jews on how to unite, Russian president says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/07/2021 07:44
Watch: Russians don't realize they're getting 'wrong' vaccine experts deemed ineffective

Watch: Russians don't realize they're getting 'wrong' vaccine experts deemed ineffective

Many Russians complaining the vaccine they signed up for was swapped for another without their knowledge or consent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 22:34
BBC: Classified docs on 'Russian provocation' found at bus stop

BBC: Classified docs on 'Russian provocation' found at bus stop

A BBC report alleges almost 50 pages of secret info. regarding British warship that 'strayed' into Russian waters found 'in soggy heap'.Eitan Divinsky, 27/06/2021 15:10
Watch: The moment Russian ship fires 'warning shot' at UK vessel

Watch: The moment Russian ship fires 'warning shot' at UK vessel

Russia released a video showing a coast guard vessel warning a British ship it was violating its border and firing a warning shot last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 08:16
Putin denies Russia will provide satellites to Iran

Putin denies Russia will provide satellites to Iran

Russian Pres. Putin: Claims Russia will provide satellites to Iran 'nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2021 21:46
Israel concerned by Russian satellite to be provided to Iran

Israel concerned by Russian satellite to be provided to Iran

The advanced satellite system will give Tehran the ability to track military bases in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/06/2021 01:38
Report: Russia to supply Iran with advanced satellite system

Report: Russia to supply Iran with advanced satellite system

The system will give Tehran an unprecedented ability to track military bases in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 04:12
Russia outlaws Navalny's organizations

Russia outlaws Navalny's organizations

Moscow court labels organizations founded by Russian opposition leader "extremist", essentially outlawing them.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 02:08
Russian money keeping Belarussian dictatorship afloat

Russian money keeping Belarussian dictatorship afloat

With Belarussian regime facing international sanctions for the latest crackdown on local opposition, it continues relying on Russian aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 20:40
Coronavirus pandemic: Russia and Argentina declared 'red' countries

Coronavirus pandemic: Russia and Argentina declared 'red' countries

Restrictions on travel to and from seven countries extended as Health Ministry adds two more countries to 'red' list.Ido Ben Porat, 28/05/2021 12:33
Russia fines social media platforms for posting 'banned' content

Russia fines social media platforms for posting 'banned' content

A Russian court fined social media giants for failing to delete banned content voicing support for jailed opposition leader Navalny.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 14:35
Watch: Viral video compares U.S., Russian army ads

Watch: Viral video compares U.S., Russian army ads

'Raised by 2 mothers, I found my calling' - a video makes fun of U.S. army's pandering to 'WOKE' media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 18:10
Is Russia targeting CIA operatives with 'energy weapon?'

Is Russia targeting CIA operatives with 'energy weapon?'

Fox News questions whether Russia has been targeting government officials & CIA agents with 'energy microwave weapon.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 10:54
Florida announces state of emergency over pipeline cyberattack

Florida announces state of emergency over pipeline cyberattack

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urged Biden administration to take serious action following ransomware attack attributed to Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2021 11:09
Russia ready to promote direct contacts between Israel and PA

Russia ready to promote direct contacts between Israel and PA

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia is ready to facilitate direct Israel-PA dialogue.Elad Benari, 06/05/2021 05:38
Watch: Russia tests supersonic cruise missile in Black Sea

Watch: Russia tests supersonic cruise missile in Black Sea

Experts are questioning if the Russian navy's supersonic cruise missile launch was intended to send a warning to US President Biden.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 11:56
Moscow Jewish community center set on fire and vandalized on Hitler's birthday

Moscow Jewish community center set on fire and vandalized on Hitler's birthday

The attack follows an incident late last year in which an intruder, unable to break in, defaced the outside of the building and a car.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 03:50
Russia: Iran nuclear deal safeguards Israel's security needs

Russia: Iran nuclear deal safeguards Israel's security needs

Head of Russian delegation to nuclear talks: We believe nuclear deal will correspond with the security interests of all states.Ben Ariel, 27/04/2021 05:33
Mysterious audio leak of Iran's FM: Russia tried to prevent deal

Mysterious audio leak of Iran's FM: Russia tried to prevent deal

Experts say a leaked interview of Iran's FM Javad Zarif that has set off a firestorm in the country couldn't have come at a worse time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 21:23
Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny to end hunger strike

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny to end hunger strike

Navalny, on advice from outside doctors, is ending his prison hunger strike after 24 days.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 22:29
Ukrainian ambassador: We asked Netanyahu to serve as a mediator with Russia

Ukrainian ambassador: We asked Netanyahu to serve as a mediator with Russia

Ukraine's ambassador to Israel: We asked Netanyahu to be involved as mediator because he has good relations with both Putin and Zelensky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2021 05:59
Despite Russian threats: Dems reluctant to renew nuclear program

Despite Russian threats: Dems reluctant to renew nuclear program

With a serious Russian buildup on Ukraine border threatening to destabilize region, US military commanders warn of an aging nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 08:41
Putin: Anyone who crosses red lines will face harsh response

Putin: Anyone who crosses red lines will face harsh response

Russian president delivers warning to foreign rivals, accuses US of plotting coup, assassination in Belarus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 17:37
Russia transfers Alexei Navalny to a prison hospital

Russia transfers Alexei Navalny to a prison hospital

The move comes after the EU and the US warned they would hold Moscow responsible for the state of Kremlin critic's health.Ben Ariel, 20/04/2021 06:47
EU: Russian military buildup along Ukrainian border a 'matter of concern'

EU: Russian military buildup along Ukrainian border a 'matter of concern'

Europe's foreign policy chief states it will only take “a spark” to set off a confrontation on Ukraine's border between West and Russia.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 04:29