Tag archive for ‘Russia’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Russian PM Slams ‘Impotent’ Trump as Russia, N. Korea, Iran Reject US Sanctions

US sanctions: After US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed into law Wednesday sanctions on Iran, Russia, and North Korea, officials from all three countries denounced the move, each in their own way. Trump More...

Albert Hecht On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Mikhail Fridman, Petr Aven and German Khan of Russian Alfa Bank Suits BuzzFeed

  Russian Alfa Bank owners Mikhail Fridman, Petr Aven and German Khan, filed a defamation lawsuit in New York state court this Friday. Politico reports. Plaintiffs claim that BuzzFeed published unproven argues More...

News Brief On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Jared Kushner ‘Wanted Secret Back Channel’ With Russia, Report

  President Donald Trump’s advisor Jared Kushner and Russia’s Ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, reportedly had at least three previously undisclosed contacts, in which they talked about More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Putin Orders to Draft Over 140,000 Men Into Russian Army This Spring

  142,000 Russian men will draft into the Armed Forces in spring 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday The decree, posted on the official portal of legal information, enters into More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Gorbachev Thinks New Union in Old Borders of USSR Is Possible

Twenty five years after his resignation, former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and last president of the USSR,  thinks that the formation of a new Union in the borders of the former Soviet Union More...

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Gets $100 Million in Frozen Assets Back

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former Russian oligarch and outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is in the money again. An Irish court has ordered the unfreezing of more than $100 million of his assets. The More...

Ronen Bergman On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The KGB’s Middle East Files: An Aliyah of Agents (Part 5 of 5)

It was June 18, 1967, shortly after 5pm. The last of the Russian diplomatic personnel had left the embassy building in Ramat Gan and minutes later, the Shin Bet stormed in. “The Russians took everything, More...

Shai Genish On Monday, October 24th, 2016

From Russia With Love: Vladimir Putin 2017 Calendars Hit the Shelves

For only 95 cents at kiosks all across Russia, you can currently buy yourself the perfect Christmas gift: The Vladimir Putin 2017 calendar. The Putin-themed calendar features photographs of Russia’s More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Russia Warns Citizens to Prepare for Attack on Homeland

  The Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin said that the tensions between the US and Russia are the worst since the Yom Kippur War in 1973. Back then Moscow and Washington took opposing sides in the More...

Ilan Shavit On Friday, September 16th, 2016

In Telephone Conversation Putin, Netanyahu Discuss the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Settlement

In a telephone conversation today,  at Israel’s request, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the course of which they discussed the situation in the Middle More...

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