Vladimir Putin

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
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
Vladimir Putin’s surprise visit to Syria delivered an unequivocal message

Meeting with Assad sent clear messages to the countries of the region.

By MICKY AHARONSON , AIMAN MANSOUR
15/01/2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Sy
Putin meets with Assad in Damascus

The visit comes at a time of heightened regional tension, when Assad's other main military ally Iran has said it will retaliate against the United States for the killing of an Iranian general.

By REUTERS
07/01/2020
Poland's President Andrzej Duda delivers a speech before the official start of a march marking the 1
Polish President threatens to skip Yad Vashem ceremony because of Putin

Duda told Polish television station TVP on Sunday night: "I found out that the presidents of Germany, France and Russia, whose countries collaborated with Nazi Germany, will give speeches.”

Yaffa Issachar threatens to block Putin from entering Rivlin's home

Yaffa stressed that she expected the president to notify the Russian delegation that he has "no intention" to host Putin or the Russian delegation.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/01/2020
Sergei’s Courtyard in J'lem's Russian Compound
Israel bought this land for $3.5 million in oranges, Russia wants it back

The entire Russian Compound of the Elizabeth Courtyard was constructed by the IOPS between 1860 and 1864 for Russian pilgrims to Jerusalem, but the Ottoman Empire confiscated it during World War I.

Netanyahu calls Putin, requests release of Naama Issachar

Netanyahu also said he and Putin discussed Iran and Syria with Putin, and the two wished each other happy holidays.

Russian President Vladimir Putin stands in a cabin of a train traveling from Kerch to Taman across a
Vladimir Putin strengthens Russia's hold on Crimea with new railway line

The Russian premier took a train across a new road and rail bridge which Russian engineers built to link Crimea to southern Russia, after the closure of an earlier route which ran through Ukraine.

24/12/2019
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