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Israel Blacklists Travel to Russia Due to Coronavirus Risk
May 31, 2021
Israel said Russia is among a handful of countries where the risk of catching and spreading coronavirus was too high to allow travel.
Russia Calls for ‘Quartet’ Talks After Israeli-Palestinian Truce
May 21, 2021
Russia's Deputy UN Ambassador also called on both Israeli and Palestinian authorities to “take responsibility and start a dialogue.”
Putin Orders Voluntary Evacuation of Russians From Gaza
May 20, 2021
Around 400 Russian and CIS citizens are reportedly listed among the Gaza evacuees.
DANGER AND CHALLENGES
Israel’s Russian Community Faces Anxiety and Uncertainty as Renewed Conflict Rages
May 20, 2021
The Moscow Times spoke to some of those living amid the fighting.
Russia's Timid Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
May 18, 2021
The Kremlin has taken an emphatically neutral position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict
call to dialogue
Putin, UN Urge Israel, Palestinians to Halt Fighting
May 13, 2021
The Russian president and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also expressed support for a two-state solution to guarantee peace.
Russia's Lavrov Calls for Urgent Middle East Quartet Meeting
May 12, 2021
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday called for an urgent meeting of the Middle East Quartet in order to halt violence between Israel and...
end to violence
Putin Calls for De-Escalation in Israel-Palestinian Clashes
May 12, 2021
Putin "called on the parties to de-escalate tensions and peacefully resolve the emerging issues" in a call with Turkey's Erdogan.
Russia Urges No 'Escalation of Violence' in Jerusalem
May 8, 2021
Russia condemned attacks on civilians after violent clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
Israeli Defense System Shot Down Russian Missile in Karabakh War – Reports
March 2, 2021
An unnamed official said Yerevan launched a Russian Iskander missile “directly into the capital” of Azerbaijan days before its ceasefire with Baku...
Israel’s Netanyahu Thanks Russia for Mediating Syria Prisoner Swap
Feb. 19, 2021
Israel exchanged two Syrian shepherds for an Israeli woman with Russian mediation.
TWO STATE SOLUTION
Russia Suggests Middle East Peace Conference
Jan. 26, 2021
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov backed a Palestinian proposal for a Middle East peace conference later this year.
Moscow Clinic Could Sidestep Red Tape to Bring Pfizer Vaccine to Russia
Jan. 13, 2021
The Moscow branch of Israel’s Hadassah Clinic said it is in "direct negotiations" to bring the vaccine to Russia before its official registration.
Grigory Kanovich's 'Devilspel' Wins EBRD Book Prize
May 2, 2020
A brilliant novel about the darkest of times that keeps the light of humanity burning throughout.
Russia Blames Israel After Syria Nearly Shoots Down Airliner
Feb. 7, 2020
A Tehran-Damascus flight almost ended up “in the zone of deadly anti-aircraft rocket and artillery fire,” the Defense Ministry said.
Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Apologizes for ‘Pro-Russian’ Commemoration
Feb. 4, 2020
Critics accused the memorial's Holocaust forum of showing video clips that portrayed the Soviet Union as nearly the only victor over Nazi Germany.
Russia Frees U.S.-Israeli Woman From Jail After Putin Pardon
Jan. 30, 2020
Naama Issachar was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years for drug offenses in October.
Israeli Woman Jailed in Russia Asks for Pardon
Jan. 26, 2020
Issachar was sentenced by Russia to 7.5 years in jail for drug offenses in October.
LGBT Israelis Barred from Adopting Russian Children
Jan. 23, 2020
The new agreement has been met with outrage by Israel's LGBT community.
Putin Opens Leningrad Siege Memorial in Jerusalem
Jan. 23, 2020
An estimated 1,300 survivors of the 872-day siege currently live in Israel.
stuck in limbo
Russia Rules Out Prisoner Swap With Israel Ahead of Putin’s Visit
Jan. 15, 2020
Russia says it doesn't plan to exchange Naama Issachar, a U.S.-Israeli backpacker jailed on drug charges, with Israel.
Israel Denies Entry to Thousands of Russians Amid Asylum Spike – Haaretz
Dec. 26, 2019
Israeli officials have noted a surge in asylum requests from Russia in recent years.
Jailed for a layover
Russia Upholds U.S.-Israeli Woman’s 7.5-Year Airport Marijuana Sentence
Dec. 20, 2019
“Despite the disappointment of the court verdict – I am not giving up,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Russia-Israel Relations: Expectations and Reality
Nov. 20, 2019
Syria remains the main point of contention between the two countries.
Russia Says U.S. Backing for Israeli Settlements Blow to Peace Process
Nov. 19, 2019
Moscow's stance is that settlements on Palestinian territory are illegal under international law.
Moscow Accuses U.S. of Hunting Russians After Israel Extradites Suspected Hacker
Nov. 13, 2019
Burkov is accused of various crimes, including wire fraud, computer intrusions, identity theft and money laundering.
Israel Extradites Suspected Russian Hacker to U.S. in Snub to Moscow
Nov. 12, 2019
Russia had asked Israel to exchange Burkov for Naama Issachar, who was sentenced to Russian prison on drug-smuggling charges.
Putin Hangs Netanyahu Out to Dry Over Hashish Jailing
Nov. 12, 2019
Putin has snubbed repeated requests from Netanyahu to free Naama Issachar, sentenced to 7 1/2 years in jail for carrying a small amount of hashish.
Russia Obtains Israel’s New Interceptor Missile in Syria, Reports Say
Nov. 6, 2019
Russian engineers are allegedly studying the David's Sling missile in Moscow.
Israel Halts Russian Hacker’s Extradition to U.S. Amid Prisoner Swap Talks With Moscow
Nov. 1, 2019
The move is linked to Israel's efforts to free Naama Issachar, who was jailed in Russia on drug-smuggling charges.
Israel Asks Putin to Pardon U.S.-Israeli Jailed for Moscow Airport Transit Drugs
Oct. 13, 2019
Issachar was arrested in April during a layover in flights from India to Israel.
Russia Sentences U.S.-Israeli Woman to 7.5 Years Over Airport Marijuana Possession
Oct. 11, 2019
Issachar was arrested in April during a layover in a Moscow airport and accused of having 9 grams of cannabis in her bag.
Russian Journalist Detained in Iran on Espionage Charges
Oct. 4, 2019
Yulia Yuzik reportedly faces up to 10 years on charges of cooperating with Israeli intelligence.
Israel Is a 'Russian-Speaking Country,' Putin Says
Sep. 18, 2019
“Our nations are united by common and often tragic pages in history,” he explained.
Will Russia Reinforce Iraq's Air Defenses After Israeli Strikes?
Sep. 16, 2019
Military-technical cooperation between Moscow and Baghdad is on the rise.
freedom of action
Israel Must Be Allowed to Act Against Iran, Netanyahu Says in Russia
Sep. 13, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu visited Sochi, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss security coordination in Syria.
Russia Raps Netanyahu's Jordan Valley Plan Before Putin Meeting
Sep. 12, 2019
Netanyahu announced on Tuesday he intended to "apply Israeli sovereignty" to the Jordan Valley and adjacent northern Dead Sea.
Errant ‘Russian-Made’ Rocket From Syria Hits Cyprus
July 1, 2019
The missile strike was a spillover from strikes between Israel and Syria, authorities said.
Russia-U.S.-Israel Meeting in Jerusalem Is Doomed to Fail. Here Is Why
June 20, 2019
Moscow would not mind helping Trump out, but it cannot serve as a provider of free geopolitical services to Washington.
‘They Didn’t Find Anything,’ Navalny Says of Israeli Dirt-Gathering Operation
June 19, 2019
The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that an Israeli firm had tried to dig up dirt on Navalny.
U.S. Seeks Russian Support on Iran at Key Israel Meeting
June 5, 2019
The meeting is an "unprecedented diplomatic opportunity" for discussions on Syria, the Trump administration said.
Netanyahu Gets a Timely Campaign Gift from Putin
April 6, 2019
To the West, Putin is a dangerous autocrat. To Benjamin Netanyahu, he is a soul mate and ally.
Putin Tells Netanyahu Russia Found Remains of Missing Israeli Soldier
April 4, 2019
The soldier's 1982 disappearance following a battle in Lebanon has long troubled Israel.
Russia: Golan Heights Status Change Would Violate UN Decisions – RIA
March 22, 2019
Zakharova: a change of the Golan Heights status would be a violation of UN decisions.
Abramovich Forced to Sell Stake in Russian TV Channel Over Israeli Citizenship
March 7, 2019
Russian law prohibits foreign citizens from owning more than 20 percent of a media company.
Not Your Babushka's Museum
Jan. 30, 2019
If you haven't been to Moscow's Decorative Arts Museum in a while, head on over. It's not just folk arts and porcelain.
Russia Says 'Arbitrary' Israeli Air Strikes on Syria Must Stop
Jan. 23, 2019
Russia said on Wednesday that Israel should stop carrying out what it called arbitrary air strikes on Syria days after the Israeli air force targeted Iranian...
Kremlin Spokesman Denies Russian Meddling in Israel Elections
Jan. 9, 2019
"Russia has not interfered, does not interfere and doesn't intend to interfere in any election."
Israeli Injured, Robbed of $350K in Moscow — Reports Say
Nov. 9, 2018
A police source said that the 62-year-old victim was hospitalized after he was hit in the head with a blunt object.
Russia Completes Delivery of S-300 System to Syria
Oct. 3, 2018
Russia decided to supply the system after Moscow accused Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military jet near Syria.
Russia to Supply Syria With S-300 Anti-Missile System — Minister
Sep. 24, 2018
The announcement comes a week after the ministry accused Israel of causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria.
Israel Vows Better Coordination with Moscow Over Syria After Plane Crash
Sep. 20, 2018
Israel said it would not halt strikes on Syria but would do more to "deconflict" them with Russian forces.
Israeli Military Blames Syria for Downing Russian Warplane
Sep. 18, 2018
Russia's Defense Ministry said it held Israel responsible for the deaths of the 15 servicemen and promised to retaliate.
Syrian Forces Shot Down Russian Plane, Killing 15 Servicemen, Ministry Says
Sep. 18, 2018
Russia's Defense Ministry said Israel is to blame for the incident.
Russian Emigree Hitman Detained in Israel After Warning Would-Be Victims
Sep. 14, 2018
Israeli police said they have detained an alleged contract killer who, reportedly facing a guilty conscience, admitted his murder plans to the would-be...
Russian Asylum Requests Spike in Israel, Officials Say
Aug. 22, 2018
The number of Russian citizens who have been refused entry into Israel has also reportedly tripled alongside the surge in asylum requests.
Russia Deploys Military Police on Golan Heights
Aug. 2, 2018
UN peacekeepers accompanied by Russian military police conducted their first patrols in six years in the separation zone Thursday.
Russian Ambassador Defends Iran's Role in Syria on Israeli TV
July 31, 2018
"They are playing a very, very important role in our common and joint effort to eliminate terrorists in Syria," Viktorov said.
Israel Rejects Russian Offer to Rein in Iranian Forces in Syria
July 24, 2018
Russia's top diplomat and top general were dispatched to Jerusalem as Syrian government forces routed rebels near the Golan.
Abramovich Withdraws British Visa Application After Delays, Media Reports
June 1, 2018
Abramovich reportedly took Israeli citizenship this week after finding himself without a visa to Britain.
Russian Oligarch Abramovich Takes Israeli Citizenship — Report
May 29, 2018
Abramovich has been counted as one of the richest men in Britain since he bought the Chelsea English Premier League football club in 2003.
Kremlin 'Very Concerned' Over Violence in Gaza
May 15, 2018
Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday.
Can Putin Broker Peace in Syria? (Op-ed)
May 11, 2018
Russia’s compromises in Syria could prove to be a ticking time bomb.
Israel Informed Russia Ahead of Strikes in Syria Following Netanyahu-Putin Meeting
May 10, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Moscow to meet Putin on Wednesday.
Russia Blasts Israeli Use of Force Against Palestinians
April 9, 2018
Palestinian demonstrations, which began on March 30, have been dubbed "The Great March of Return."
Russia Says Israeli War Planes Behind Syrian Air Base Attack
April 9, 2018
The U.S. was suspected of striking a Syrian air base after dozens of people were killed by poison gas in a rebel-held town.
Israeli Citizen Beaten to Death in St. Petersburg
April 5, 2018
Mikhail Verevskoy, 27, died from injuries in a hospital on Monday after being attacked in a stairwell.
Russia Fines Six Israelis for 'Illegal' Religious Activity During Hanukkah in Moscow
March 28, 2018
Police discovered that the group had lit "ritual candles" during Hanukkah in an office space.
Russian Foreign Ministry 'Alarmed' by Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
Dec. 7, 2017
There is "serious concern" it could destabilize the Middle East
Seth J. Frantzman
What Israel's Netanyahu Wants From Moscow (Op-ed)
Aug. 22, 2017
Israel hopes Russia can leverage the regime of Bashar Assad
Azerbaijan Sentences Russian-Israeli Travel Blogger to 3 Years Behind Bars
July 21, 2017
A court in Azerbaijan sentenced popular Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin to three years in prison on Thursday
Israel May Ask Medvedev to Return Drone He Received as a Gift
Dec. 7, 2016
Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has recommended verifying whether Israel's agricultural minister was allowed to give Russian Prime Minister...
Russia Sends Aircraft to Battle Israeli Wildfires
Nov. 25, 2016
Two Russian planes have been sent to Israel in a bid to help fight wildfires ravaging the country. The pair of Beriev BE-200 amphibious aircraft landed...
Tank-Driving, Shirtless Putin Puppet Tears Through Moscow in This Israeli Ad
Sep. 27, 2016
Israeli company Pango has released a new mobile app that allows users to pay for street parking electronically. The ad campaign’s slogan? “We handle...
Can Vladimir Putin Bring Peace to the Middle East?
Sep. 15, 2016
Part of asserting yourself as a great power is doing the things great powers do. And it is this line of thinking that informs much of Moscow’s foreign...
Weekend in Moscow: Spasskaya Tower Festival, Israeli Film and More
Sep. 1, 2016
Moscow's biggest military music festival is in town this week so look out for groups from 13 different countries strutting their stuff on Red Square. If...
Moscow Restaurants: News and Openings
Aug. 23, 2016
Looking for a classy fast-food alternative for your lunch break, or a little taste of Israel in the streets of Moscow? This week's restaurant openings...
Why Has Israel Sent Russia a Historic Tank?
June 8, 2016
A Magach-3 Israeli tank bound for a Moscow museum arrived in the capital Wednesday as part of an exchange between Russian and Israeli governments...
Russia to Pay $83M to Israeli Pensioners in 2017
June 8, 2016
Russia is to pay 5.4 billion rubles ($83 million) in pensions to former Soviet Union citizens now living in Israel in 2017, the Labour Ministry announced...
Soviet-born Putin Ally Becomes Israeli Defense Minister
May 31, 2016
Soviet-born politician Avigdor Lieberman has officially taken his post as Israeli Defense Minister, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. He is the...
Reports of Russia Firing at Israeli Planes 'Far From Reality' - Kremlin
April 22, 2016
The Kremlin has denounced reports of Russian jets firing on Israeli planes in Syria, the RBC news website reported Friday.
President of Israel Visits Jewish Museum in Moscow
March 18, 2016
On Thursday, the president of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, visited the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center during his official state visit to Russia.
At Least Three Russians Injured in Tel Aviv Terrorist Attack
March 9, 2016
At least three Russian citizens were wounded in a terrorist attack in Israel on Tuesday evening, as a Palestinian man went on a stabbing rampage near Tel...
Russia Replaces Israel as 'Biggest Threat' to Turkey – Poll
Jan. 14, 2016
Russia has replaced Israel as the country that “poses the biggest threat to Turkey,” according to an opinion poll conducted by a Turkish University...
Is Russia Ready for Modern Dance? Ask Diana Vishneva
Dec. 7, 2015
Moscow just closed the curtains on the third international festival of contemporary choreography and dance, "Context. Diana Vishneva." Performances...
Israeli Airport Officials Find Dead Russian Woman in Luggage
Oct. 28, 2015
Customs officials at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport on Tuesday discovered a woman's corpse among the hold luggage on a flight from Russia, The Times of Israel...
After Syria Coordination Talks With Israel, Russia Calls on Turkey, U.S.
Oct. 8, 2015
Russia ended high-level military talks with Israel on Wednesday with a call on other countries, including a suspicious United States and aggrieved...
Russia-Israel Military Coordination Talks to Open Tuesday
Oct. 6, 2015
A senior Russian military delegation will visit Israel on Tuesday for two days of talks on how the countries can avoid accidentally clashing while...
Russian, Israeli Militaries Prepared to Coordinate in Syria
Sep. 24, 2015
An Israeli-Russian coordination team set up to prevent the countries accidentally trading fire in Syria will be headed by their deputy armed forces...
Putin Seeks to Assuage Israel's Fears of Syrian Aggression
Sep. 21, 2015
President Vladimir Putin sought to assuage Israel's fears of potential Iranian and Syrian aggression, during talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
Netanyahu to Question Putin on Russia's Reinforcement of Syria
Sep. 21, 2015
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Moscow on Monday to seek reassurance from President Vladimir Putin about Russia's military deployment in Syria...
Israel's Netanyahu Plans Russia Visit to Dicuss Syria
Sep. 16, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Russia next week for talks with President Vladimir Putin on an expanding Russian military deployment...
Israel Wary of Russian Military Build-Up in Syria
Sep. 8, 2015
Indications of increased Russian involvement in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad are prompting a reassessment in Israel about how to handle...
Israeli Air Force Chief Unfazed Egypt May Get Russia's S-300
May 27, 2015
The chief of Israel's air force on Wednesday played down worries voiced by some fellow officials about the possibility of Egypt acquiring advanced...
Israel: Egypt Buying Advanced Air Defense System From Russia
May 14, 2015
A senior Israeli intelligence official who tracks the regional arms balance has said Egypt is buying Russia's advanced S-300 air defense system, a deal...
Russia's Lavrov Tells Israel Not to Worry About New Arms Race After Iran Deal
April 6, 2015
An interim agreement between six world powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program will not lead to a new arms race, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...
Aida, Israeli Philharmonic and American Sniper: What to Do in Moscow on Thursday
March 4, 2015
A selection of cultural events to attend in Moscow on Thursday.
Israeli President Will Not Attend Russia's Victory Day Celebrations, Report Says
Feb. 11, 2015
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will not be attending Victory Day celebrations in Moscow this May, his press secretary reportedly said Wednesday.
Israel Court: Russian Priest Accused of Pedophilia Should Be Extradited
Jan. 19, 2015
A Jerusalem court has held that a disgraced Russian Orthodox priest accused in his home country of several counts of pedophilia should be extradited...
Skating Association Refuses to Pay for Anorexic Skater's Treatment in Israel
Dec. 2, 2014
Russia's Figure Skating Association has said it will no longer pay for 16-year-old skater Yulia Antipova's treatment in Israel for anorexia, news reports...