Vladimir Putin

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.

PEOPLE VISIT the Hall of Names at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in May.
75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz to bring close to 40 world leaders to Israel

At least 36 world leaders, among them three monarchs and Russian President Vladimir Putin, will be in Israel’s capital on January 22-23 for the Fifth World Holocaust Forum (WHF).

Putin claims he’s helping Jews in Syria — but there may not be any

It is unclear how many Jews are still left after 8 years of civil war

By BEN SALES/JTA
02/11/2019
UAE overtures expose cracks in anti-Iran policy

Expert: There was never an anti-Tehran alliance, rather a convergence of interests

By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
01/11/2019
Naama Issachar, who was arrested by Russia and given seven-and-a-half years in prison.
Naama Issachar doing yoga, learning Russian in prison - Russian media

According to the report from RT, Naama told human rights activists that visited her that she has no complaints over food or medical care, but did ask to see a rabbi.

Turkey, Russia agree on Syrian Kurdish YPG withdrawal, joint patrols

Six days later, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly start to patrol a narrower, 10 km strip of land in the "safe zone" that Ankara has long sought in northeast Syria.

By REUTERS
22/10/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Boc
Netanyahu asks Putin personally for Naama Issachar pardon

Putin calls PM to wish him 'Happy Birthday,' discusses Syria day before meeting Erdogan in Sochi

22/10/2019
Turkey and Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syrian towns

Erdogan agreed with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, a five-day ceasefire to allow the YPG to withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara aims to establish near its border.

By REUTERS
20/10/2019
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