Russia

Russian Pardon Commission recommends Naama’s release

During his trip to Israel last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin personally told Issachar’s mother Yaffa that her daughter would be freed.

Naama Issachar's pardon request to be discussed by committee on Monday

Issachar officially requested a pardon on Sunday in hopes it would lead to her release from a Russian jail, where she is serving a 7.5-year sentence for cannabis possession.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/01/2020
Yaffa Issachar takes off for Russia: 'Hope to return with Naama'

Naama was supposed to be transferred to a different prison in the past few days, but this did not happen.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
26/01/2020
A man holds a sign outside the home of rabbi Chaim Rottenberg in Monsey, New York, U.S., December 29
From Kishinev to Monsey

Kishinev, more than a century ago, was the capital of Bessarabia in Czarist Russia.

26/01/2020
PA PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas – ‘He makes threats and engages in fiery rhetoric as part of a strategy t
Putin and Abbas meet in Bethlehem, discuss Deal of the Century

Putin praised Palestinian-Russian relations and expressed readiness to cooperate with and support Palestine. He invited Abbas to the Victory March in Moscow in May.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/01/2020
Yaffa Issachar meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin together with Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu
Russia: Issachar hasn’t yet asked for pardon, delaying possible release

‘I believe Putin. If he says everything will be okay, I believe everything will be okay,’ jailed woman says

By REUTERS , LAHAV HARKOV
25/01/2020
German reporter blames Israel for misusing Holocaust remembrance

Jewish leader terms commentary a boost for right-wing extremists

Naama Issachar from Russian prison: I believe Putin, I am hopeful

Russia's Commissioner for Human Rights Tatyana Moskalkova visited Naama in prison to oversee her conditions in jail.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
23/01/2020
Russian astronauts remember the Holocaust from International Space Station

The two cosmonauts each posed for a zero gravity photo holding up the sign "We Remember" transcribed in both English and Russian.

Visitors at an exhibition, look at Nazi flags and banners bearing Swastikas, at Yad Vashem World Hol
Holocaust event in Jerusalem drags Israel into European memory wars

Determination to learn the lessons of the Holocaust has become mired in controversy even before it has started,

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
23/01/2020
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