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Naama Issachar, who was arrested by Russia and given seven-and-a-half years in prison.

Reuven Rivlin appeals to Vladimir Putin for release of Na'ama Issachar

Na'ama Issachar was arrested and sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison for carrying nine grams of marijuana on her connection flight through Russia.


Israeli woman gets seven years in a Russian jail over nine grams of pot

The Prime Minister's Office said that Israeli authorities have been involved in Issachar’s case from the start, clearly telling Russia that the punishment it wants to give her is disproportionate.

PROF. SHLOMO AVINERI (left) and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Viktorov

Grapevine: Between Moscow and Jerusalem

Russian Ambassador Anatoly Viktorov this week addressed an event hosted by the Israel Council on Foreign Relations under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Victory Day parade in

Above the fold: Half-empty glass is a success

Stability in the region – especially in Syria, Lebanon and even Iraq – require that Israel and Russia work closely together.

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in international waters off the coast of Northern Norway

Russia's sole aircraft carrier damaged after crane crashes into it

Touted as a symbol of power by Moscow, the 'Admiral Kuznetsov' had been deployed to the Mediterranean to take part in the Syrian conflict.

A Syrian rebel fires at forces loyal to Bashar Assad in Idlib, Syria

Russia warns of 'provocation' in Syria, hints at Israeli 'hot heads'

Defense Ministry briefing warns against provocations in south and north Syria and condemns US role in eastern Syria

Downing of Russian plane redefines Israel’s Syria dilemma

On September 17, Syrian air defenses accidentally shot down a Russian surveillance aircraft while retaliating against Israeli airplanes attacking Iranian assets, killing 15 Russian airmen on board.

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Netanyahu off to New York to meet with Trump, address the U.N.

This will be the fifth time since Trump took office in January 2017 that Netanyahu will meet with the US president. They last met in Washington in March.

THE TIES between Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have

Before meeting again with Russians, Netanyahu stresses close U.S. ties

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Chief of Staff Valery Gerasimov are scheduled to meet Netanyahu in Jerusalem later in the day.

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