Naama Issachar

Putin to hold off Naama Issachar decision until Israel forms government

While there was speculation that Putin might pardon the jailed young woman during his upcoming visit to Israel, it now seems he doesn’t want to do so.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
26/11/2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Will Putin release Issachar when he visits Israel in January? – analysis

Yaffa Issachar is using every resource at her disposal to secure her daughter’s release. So far, all efforts, including those by high-ranking Israeli politicians, have failed.

Naama Issachar's mother sends letter to Putin requesting pardon

Na'ama was arrested for smuggling cannabis into the Russian Federation and sentenced to seven years in prison.

Moscow accuses US of hunting Russians after Israel extradites Burkov

Burkov's family had been hoping that Israel would free him as part of a potential prisoner swap for U.S.-Israeli prisoner Naama Issachar, jailed last month in Russia for drug offenses.

By REUTERS
13/11/2019
Russian Hacker’s extradition removes possibility for Naama Issachar swap

A Russian hacker being held in an Israeli prison is no longer a potential bargaining chip for the return of an Israeli-American woman being held in a Russian prison.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/11/2019
Russia condemns Israel's rejection of hacker's appeal against extradition

Yesterday, the Supreme Court rejected Russian hacker Alexei Burkov's appeal of Justice Minister Amir Ohana's decision to order his extradition to the United States.

By MAARIV ONLINE
11/11/2019
High Court approves Russian hacker extradition to U.S.

Last week, the hacker and an Israeli woman in a Russian prison for cannabis possession had both requested the High Court to block his extradition to the US.

Sister of Naama Issachar: ‘She’s losing it’

The sisters spoke through a glass partition that prevented them from touching. Later, Goldberg watched as Issachar was led into a courtroom for a hearing.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
05/11/2019
Letters
November 6, 2019: Feigning righteousness

Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.

Naama Issachar's mother cancels petition request against Russian hacker

Request comes after allegations that Issachar is being used as a geopolitical pawn.

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