Our readers weigh in on this week's news.
“What Putin said seems to have been lost in translation — twice.”
With each passing day, I’m becoming concerned fiction could become fact.
World leaders’ silence in the face of Putin’s comments about the Jews is dangerous.
Neither the Prime Minister’s Office nor the Foreign Ministry would respond Sunday to the comments, apparently because of the extreme sensitivity of Israel's relations with Russia.
“If Israel won’t defend the Jews, nobody will do so in its place,” Zionist Union MK Ksenia Svetlova said in response to the comments.
Both countries understand each other’s redlines and are cooperating on other fronts.
The report comes on the heels of the US election campaign, from which allegations have emerged of Russian hacking against the US.
Russia welcomes Turkey reconciliation efforts, pledges to work to end Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"Judaism is one of Russia’s four traditional religions and, like the other traditional religions, receives constant support from the authorities," Putin highlighted.