putin and israel

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.

Siege of Leningrad monument
Jerusalem hosts dedication ceremony for heroes of besieged Leningrad

It is estimated that between 600,000 and 1.5 million people died in the course of the 900-day-long siege of Leningrad, tens of thousands of Jews among them.

Putin reportedly considering pardoning Na'ama Issachar

Na’ama Issachar was sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for possessing cannabis

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Russia prevents Israeli airstrikes in Syria

Israeli sources called Netanyahu's quick Russian visit – to try and convince Putin to ignore Israel's attacks in Syria – "a failure."

By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
14/09/2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R)
Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment'

Netanyahu said that he had "an excellent meeting with Russian Defense Minister Shoigu, and afterwards a long and private meeting with Putin."

13/09/2019
Netanyahu: "I don't think Russia and Iran are getting closer"

"Through talks with [Putin] we were able to avert a near-unavoidable crash between the the Russian Air Force and our own forces during an operation in Syria," he said speaking to Russian media.

By ANNA BRESKY/MA'ARIV
12/09/2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R)
Netanyahu Sochi trip to focus on military coordination, after Iran exposé

Netanyahu said last week efforts were underway to arrange for another trilateral summit in Jerusalem of US, Russian and Israeli security officials to discuss the removal of Iranian forces from Syria.

10/09/2019
RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meetin
Netanyahu to go to Sochi soon for meeting with Putin

This visit was annouced after Netanyahu cancelled a meeting in India due to “scheduling issues.”

04/09/2019
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington in March.
Trump, Putin should stop meddling in Israeli elections - analysis

This does not mean Netanyahu does not have the right to play up his diplomatic prowess as part of his election campaign. He can and he should.

04/09/2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Grapevine July 14, 2019: Is Putin prescient?

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