Birobidzhan Residents Protest Russian Attempts to Eliminate Jewish Autonomous Region

According to the 1989 Soviet Census, only 8,887 Jews were living in the JAO, some 4% of the total population. As of 2002, only 2,357 Jews were living there.

Biden Administration Cites Russia’s ‘Extraordinary Threat to National Security’

"We will defend our national interests and impose costs for Russian Government actions that seek to harm us.”

Russia Announces Closure of Kerch Strait, Blocks 2 Ukrainian Ports

“At least 5 FSB boats carried out coordinated provocative maneuvers against our 3 MBAKs."

Jailed Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Asked for ‘Chumash with Rashi’

For the record, Navalny is a Russian Orthodox Christian and has no plans to convert to Judaism (or Islam for that matter).

Israel and Russia Sign Pact for Cooperation on Combatting Crime, Terrorism

Israeli Minister of Internal Security Amir Ohana signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between the Israeli Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation, the culmination of years of negotiations.

US, Iran Deal to Drop Sanctions May Prove Unattainable

Simply put, to remove all the sanctions, the Biden administration would have to reverse the terrorist designation of Iran which date back to the Carter administration.

With 3,500 New Daily Infections Lebanon to Receive Russian Sputnik V Vaccine

The Sputnik-V vaccines be available in every hospital in Lebanon for the low price of $38 a pop.

Tycoon Roman Abramovich Sues HarperCollins for Defamation over ‘Putin’s People’

The book was written by investigative journalist Catherine Belton who served for many years as the Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times.

Russia Slows Down Twitter in Retaliation for Refusing to Delete 2,800 ‘Prohibited’ Messages

Twitter did not comply, so, on Wednesday, Roskomnadzor took measures to initially decelerate Twitter’s loading speed for 100% of mobile traffic and 50% of desktop traffic nationwide.

Netanyahu: Search for Eli Cohen’s Remains Underway

“We are continuing these efforts to return Eli Cohen and everyone else,” Netanyahu added.

While White House Ambivalent on Saudis, Russian FM Moves In

The Russians would like to forge a collective mechanism of response to challenges and threats with the participation of regional states, including Iran and all the Arab countries.

Facebook Blocks TASS Post, Calls Official Press Statement ‘Fake News’

Facebook claimed that the post had been cancelled in response to request from its partner, Ukrainian fact-checking service StopFake.

Report: Amnesty International Helped Putin Destroy Dissident Alexei Navalny

Alexander Artemev, a spokesman for Amnesty in Moscow, told BBC the wave of requests that the group de-list Navalny was part of an "orchestrated campaign" against the dissident by the Kremlin.

Netanyahu: Not One Dose of Vaccine Passed from Israel to Syria

"We brought back the young woman and I have thanked President Putin for this, but I respect Russia’s request not to say anything more."

UAE Donates 20,000 Doses of Russia’s Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine to Gaza

“We hope the vaccines will be allocated to medical teams fighting the epidemic head on and heroically, as well as to the groups that most seriously need it.”

Syrian Report: Israel and Syria to Exchange Civilian for 2 Terrorists

The Israeli civilian recently wandered into Syria, and now two terrorists are being traded with Syria to free her.

Israel Turns to Russia on ‘Sensitive’ Humanitarian Issue in Syria

It was expected that Prime Minister Netanyahu would address the nation on national television Tuesday night but the broadcast did not happen. No explanation was given.

For 3rd Time in 2 Days, Top Israeli Official Talks with Russian Counterpart

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz spoke on Wednesday with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu regarding “security challenges in the Middle East, and Syria in particular.”

Breakthrough? Netanyahu Discusses ‘Continued Coordination’ with Russia’s Putin

The conversation took place a day after reports emerged from Syria that Russian forces were searching for the remains of IDF  soldiers near Damascus.

Palestinian Authority Purchased 2 Million Doses of Sputnik V Vaccine

The Sputnik V vaccine has been registered in Russia, Belarus, Argentina, Bolivia, Serbia, Algeria, the PA, Venezuela, Paraguay, Turkmenistan, Hungary, the UAE, Iran, the Republic of Guinea, Tunisia, and Armenia.

Report: Russia Sponsored Syrian-Israeli Meeting on Removing Iranian Forces

According to the Jusoor Center, "Peace with Israel is an ideal solution for the regime to get out of the diplomatic and economic blockade."

Russia Bans Hadassah Clinic from Using Pfizer’s Vaccine

Hadassah Medical Moscow announced earlier that it was in talks with a number of companies on the supply of foreign COVID-19 vaccines to Russia.

Palestinian Authority First Mid East ‘Country’ to Register Sputnik V Vaccine

Sputnik V's crucial Phase III trial, which proves a vaccine's safety and efficacy in at least 30 thousand individuals, has not yet been completed.

As Biden Prepares to Take Office, Putin Announces Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ ICBM Almost Ready

The Sarmat has a short boost phase, which cuts the time it can be tracked by the American space-based infrared system, making it more difficult to intercept.

Putin, Netanyahu Exchange New Year’s Wishes Despite Spat over Key Security Issues

Last Friday, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said she was baffled by Israel's reaction to an attack by Russian Ambassador Anatoly Viktorov.

Body of Prominent Russian Scientist Alexander ‘Sasha’ Kagansky Found Stabbed in St. Petersburg

The scientist, best known for his research on cancer, was working on a COVID-19 vaccine at the time of his death.

Pompeo: Massive Cyber Attack ‘Pretty Clearly’ a Russian Effort

A number of the companies that were attacked oversee critical infrastructure throughout the country.

Pompeo Warns Turkey Against Deploying Russian Missiles, Turks Expect Better Relations with Biden

Pompeo cited the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) as the basis for the sanctions against Turkey.

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