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Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran

Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran

US President Barack Obama pledges to work 'with any nation' to solve Ukraine, Syria conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2015 19:28
172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2015 22:22
Old Hate in the New Ukraine: Neo-Nazification in Progress

Old Hate in the New Ukraine: Neo-Nazification in Progress

The shocking renaming of streets for Nazi collaborators is reminiscent of Abbas naming streets for terrorist murderers of Jews.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 27/08/2015 07:10
Ukraine Situation 'Deteriorating,' 7 Killed

Ukraine Situation 'Deteriorating,' 7 Killed

Ukrainian military officials warn that relentless shelling in Donetsk has weakened 'key parts' of front line.Tova Dvorin, 15/06/2015 19:23
Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Renewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.Tova Dvorin, 05/06/2015 09:54
Kerry in Russia to Press Putin over Ukraine, Syria

Kerry in Russia to Press Putin over Ukraine, Syria

US Sec. of State set to meet Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin; missile sale to Iran, Ukraine and Syria among the topics on their agenda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2015 17:09
Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Moscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2015 22:03
IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

Emergency funds to bolster security, supplies to Jews caught in the line of fire between Kiev, pro-Russian rebels.Nissan Tzur, 09/02/2015 20:47
Putin Won't Go to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary

Putin Won't Go to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary

Event commemorating 70 years since the Red Army liberated the death camp to conspicuously lack Putin, who allegedly wasn't invited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2015 13:22
Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

US Secretary of State to meet with Netanyahu, Russian FM over 'window of opportunity' to solve regional conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2014 07:45
Ukrainian Jews: France, UK Much Worse for Jews

Ukrainian Jews: France, UK Much Worse for Jews

Ukrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.Tova Dvorin, 12/11/2014 20:08
Emergency Aid Sent to Ukrainian Jewish Refugees

Emergency Aid Sent to Ukrainian Jewish Refugees

As Rosh Hashana approaches, some 5,000 Jews remain homeless, despite ceasefire between government and pro-Russian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2014 17:15
Israeli Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash

Israeli Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash

Itamar Avnon, 27, had survived elite IDF service and Operation Cast Lead before perishing in horrific crash.Eliran Aharon, Tova Dvorin, 18/07/2014 11:12
Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Foul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.Tova Dvorin, 17/07/2014 21:54
Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.Tova Dvorin, 24/06/2014 15:13
Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding'

Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding'

Ukraine, Russia end peace talks and resolve to end fighting in the volatile east - as battles continue to rage in Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 10/06/2014 08:28
Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

President Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 08/06/2014 15:03
Military Assault in Ukraine Sparks Mass Exodus

Military Assault in Ukraine Sparks Mass Exodus

Accusations fly between Kiev and Moscow as thousands rumored to be seeking asylum.Tova Dvorin, 06/06/2014 11:06
Canada, Russia Trade Barbs Over Ukraine Crisis

Canada, Russia Trade Barbs Over Ukraine Crisis

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces awkward run-in with Putin this week, after denouncing Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis.Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin, 03/06/2014 15:15
Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetsk

Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetsk

Donetsk separatists declare they are 'ready to defend' the region against local pro-Ukrainian militias, creating a multiple-front conflict.Tova Dvorin, 30/05/2014 11:46
Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Both sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?Tova Dvorin, 27/05/2014 08:58
Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Vladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?Tova Dvorin, 24/05/2014 21:45
Britain's Prince Charles Compares Putin to Hitler

Britain's Prince Charles Compares Putin to Hitler

Britain's future king made comments to Holocaust survivor at Canadian museum; Russian press not amused.AFP, 21/05/2014 13:54
Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists

Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists

Tapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.Yedidia Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2014 10:02
Kharkiv Mayor: Israeli Doctors Saved Me

Kharkiv Mayor: Israeli Doctors Saved Me

Gennady Kernes in first interview since assassination attempt doesn't suspect anti-Semitic motive., 15/05/2014 21:12
EU Targets Top Russians in Latest Sanctions

EU Targets Top Russians in Latest Sanctions

Senior Kremlin aide and top Russian military commander among those targeted in latest round of EU sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2014 02:43
Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?Tova Dvorin, 11/05/2014 19:00
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
Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Down

Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Down

Vladimir Putin, in surprising about-face, calls back troops, urges pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine to postpone referendum.Tova Dvorin, 07/05/2014 21:11
Apartheid State? Israel?

Apartheid State? Israel?

Kerry is an advocate for one side, not a broker.Sarah Stern, EMET , 06/05/2014 23:08
Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the Mend

Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the Mend

Gennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.Tova Dvorin, 06/05/2014 15:59
Aliyah from Ukraine Spikes

Aliyah from Ukraine Spikes

A total of 762 Jews from Ukraine arrived in Israel in the first four months of the year, compared to 315 in the first quarter of 2013.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 04/05/2014 21:42
Pro-Russia Thugs Killed in Attack on Ukraine Rally

Pro-Russia Thugs Killed in Attack on Ukraine Rally

Pro-Russian attackers made 'a big mistake' attacking Ukrainian football hooligans; scores burned alive in revenge attack.AFP, 04/05/2014 13:25
Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Die

Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Die

Bomb attack in Odessa kills 42 Ukrainians Friday, plunging region deeper into crisis. Is unrest turning into a civil war?Tova Dvorin, 04/05/2014 07:54
Obama and Merkel Threaten Russia

Obama and Merkel Threaten Russia

President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel threaten "tougher and broader new sanctions" against Russia.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/05/2014 22:20
Ukraine: Pro-Russia Separatists Down Army Aircraft

Ukraine: Pro-Russia Separatists Down Army Aircraft

Clashes rage between Ukrainian gov't forces and rebel groups in eastern city of Sloviansk as Kiev seeks to regain control of the east.Ari Soffer, 02/05/2014 15:58
Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Gennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2014 13:44
Neo-Nazis March in Lvov to Honor Ukrainian SS

Neo-Nazis March in Lvov to Honor Ukrainian SS

March for the Waffen, 14th volunteer division of the SS, irks local authorities. Is Neo-Nazism in Ukraine becoming endemic?Tova Dvorin, 02/05/2014 09:41
Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Acting president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'Tova Dvorin, 30/04/2014 16:04
Russia Says US 'Bringing Back the Iron Curtain'

Russia Says US 'Bringing Back the Iron Curtain'

Moscow issues angry response, threatens retaliation, after western states level further sanctions on top Russian officials.AFP, 29/04/2014 15:27
Russia Threatens 'Painful Response' to Sanctions

Russia Threatens 'Painful Response' to Sanctions

Russia's deputy foreign minister threatens Washington after Putin's allies targeted in new sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2014 04:45
Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2014 16:17
Obama Slaps Putin's Pals with Sanctions

Obama Slaps Putin's Pals with Sanctions

U.S. president confirms sanctions will be placed on Russia Monday. They will target billionaires who are close to Russian leader.Arutz Sheva staff, 28/04/2014 14:45
U.S. Sanctions on Russia Coming Monday

U.S. Sanctions on Russia Coming Monday

The United States will impose further sanctions on Russia and will target Russia's defense industry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2014 03:43
West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

Next round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/04/2014 01:10
Ukraine: Separatists Seize a Bus

Ukraine: Separatists Seize a Bus

Armed separatists in Sloviansk seize a bus carrying international observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/04/2014 21:13
'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

Rhetoric between Moscow, Kiev escalates, as Russia accuses Ukraine of war crimes and Ukraine accuses Russia of war-mongering.Tova Dvorin, 25/04/2014 13:20
Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Ukraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.Tova Dvorin, 23/04/2014 13:15
FM Wants to Bring Peace to Russia, Ukraine

FM Wants to Bring Peace to Russia, Ukraine

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to meet with new Ukrainian PM, but refuses to take sides; urges reconciliation between Moscow, Kiev.Tova Dvorin, 22/04/2014 15:31
Moscow Accuses Kiev of  Breaking Geneva Accords

Moscow Accuses Kiev of Breaking Geneva Accords

Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of allowing 'extremists' to orchestrate events in Donetsk.Tova Dvorin, 21/04/2014 21:41
Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed

Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed

Incident marks the second such attack in as many months; comes at a particularly tense time for Ukrainian Jews.Ari Soffer, 21/04/2014 20:57
Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Pro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.Tova Dvorin, 20/04/2014 11:48
Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'Uzi Baruch, 20/04/2014 07:09
Ukraine: Obama Condemns Anti-Semitic Pamphlets

Ukraine: Obama Condemns Anti-Semitic Pamphlets

US President says leaflets calling on all Jews to register in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk 'have no place in 21st century'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2014 20:56
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
Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Notices sent to Jews in eastern Ukrainian city seized by pro-Russian forces, ordering them to identify themselves and pay, or be deported.Ari Yashar, 17/04/2014 20:10
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