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Netanyahu thanked Putin in their joint news conference “for the pensions agreement, which benefits citizens of both countries."
Perhaps it's that note regarding the liberating Red Army that stirred the Poles' objections, seeing as the same Red Army proceeded to keep its jackboots on the necks of the Polish state for close to 50 years.
Perhaps now Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg's soul can rest: Stockholm has officially declared him dead.
For the first time since the Holocaust the famous tunnel used by the prisoners of Ponar to escape from the Nazis had been located using new technologies for underground predictive scanning.
Russia and Israel are partners in the struggle against revisionist history, Russian officials said.
More than 50 Red Army Jewish war veterans from New York during World War II gathered to mark Hebrew date of V-E day.
Hungarian Jewry is asking the government of Russia to release between 300 and 400 Torah scrolls, covers, crowns, pointers, and other objects seized by the Nazis during World War II and then appropriated by the Red Army.
Two years ago, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on a visit to Moscow, proposed the idea of a monument in Israel commemorating the sacrifices of the Red Army on behalf of Jews, President Putin promised to come to Israel for the inauguration ceremony.
The transfer of one of Jerusalem’s most prime pieces of real estate to Russia will be finalized when the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) vacates its offices, following the completion of talks between Israel and Russia on Sunday.
In September I attended a special screening of the movie "Defiance" at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan. The film attempts to depict the formation of the Bielski partisans and some of their early exploits in the dense forests of Belorussia during the Holocaust.