Russia

The Provincial Dance
Contemporary Russian dances

The M.ART festival presents contemporary Russian culture to the Israeli audience

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
16/01/2020
UN says around 350,0000 people have fled Idlib since Dec. 1

Russian jets and Syrian artillery have pounded towns and villages in recent weeks in a renewed assault backed by pro-Iranian militias that aimed at clearing the opposition.

By REUTERS
16/01/2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R)
Putin weighing up Naama Issachar release before Israel visit - report

The conversation "strengthened the prime minister's optimism that the matter of Naama Issachar's release is progressing towards a solution."

Russian President Vladimir Putin with head of the Federal Taxation Service Mikhail Mishustin
Russia's ruling party approves Mikhail Mishustin as PM

Mishustin's unexpected elevation is part of a sweeping shake-up of the political system which led to the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister along with his government.

By REUTERS
16/01/2020
Naama Issachar's mother: I was promised my daughter will be first thing Putin hears

Yaffa Issachar said that she was told by high-ranking officials that efforts are being done to free her daughter and it would not be a good idea to make waves during the official visit.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
16/01/2020
NATO jets practice interceptions of Russian jets over Baltics

Violations of NATO airspace over the Baltics have fallen since Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014, but air activity on allied borders remains constant.

By REUTERS
15/01/2020
Russian government resigns - Prime Minister Medvedev

In power as either president or prime minister since 1999, Putin, 67, is due to step down in 2024 when his fourth presidential term ends.

By REUTERS
15/01/2020
Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar shakes hands with Russian Foreign Ministe
Leaving Moscow, Libya’s Haftar weighs Russia deal in Libya

Hafter is concerned that the deal will allow Turkey to entrench itself, in much the same way as it has in Syria.

Netanyahu letter to Naama Issachar: We are not abandoning you

Putin to visit Jerusalem next week; PM has asked him to pardon Issachar by then.

UN renews Syria cross-border aid operation

The number of crossings and length of authorization were halved to avoid a Russian veto.

By REUTERS
11/01/2020
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