"Her mother was very moving and supports her daughter. I said to her and I will say it again – everything will be alright."
Putin to Meet Holocaust Denier Abbas in Bethlehem following International Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem
Abbas dismissed as a "myth" and "fantastic lie" that six million Jews had died in the Holocaust.
Unlike Naama Issachar, Putin won't be arrested for trying to take the coin out of Israel.
You'll note there's no note of astonishment in the TASS report over the disproportionately harsh sentence.
Naama Issachar did not walk down the steps from Putin's plane. Good bye, fantasy, we'll have some reality here for a change.
Israel was going to recognize the ownership over the Russian compound in the Old City sooner or later anyway, the Naama Issachar arrest was just an incentive.
Putin’s press secretary told journalists on Monday, "We never announce such matters," and suggested it would be best to "wait and see."
The assumption on the Israeli side is that Netanyahu would be obliged to support the narrative that the Russians are currently advancing against the Poles on the actions taken by the two countries in World War II.
"The conversation . . . strengthened the Prime Minister's optimism that the issue of the release of Naama Issachar is advancing towards a solution.”
This finger-pointing at the country whose population was deemed most likely to collaborate with the mass extermination of Jews is the tip of a new Russian propaganda drive.
“We do not abandon anyone to his fate,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu writes to Naama Issachar, 27, who was arrested in Moscow on drug charges in April.
Last November, Israel extradited to the US an alleged Russian cybercriminal named Alexei Burkov, and themove sealed Naama's fate.
In retrospect, Madagascar would have probably been safer for the Jews than Poland, but that's a different debate altogether.
This is the 30th year that the Chanukah menorah is being lit in Moscow’s public square, itself a massive miracle.
"We are distressed and angry. . . We ask the prime minister – do not allow President Vladimir Putin to land in Israel without Naama returning home.”
A Russian official said Wednesday that Russia is protesting the attitude Russian tourists visiting Israel face.
In response to the incident, Russia’s embassy in Israel said Israel denies entry to hundreds of Russians every month.
The deputy director general of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), Margarita Pakhnotskaya, said the WADA decision was "well-expected."
Oscar Seborer died on 23 April 2015 in Moscow. Among the attendees at the funeral was a representative of the FSB, and his brother Stuart in a wheelchair.
On Tuesday, Bogdanov attended a meeting in Moscow with Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat on the Iranian presence in Syria.
"Most of the victims, old men, women, and children, were peaceful Soviet citizens of Jewish descent, doomed to destruction only because of their nationality."
Putin has not received an RSVP from Trump, but Moscow believes that all the countries that participated in the "anti-Hitler coalition" should be represented.
It was the first time the IDF used the David's Sling, which is apparently being inspected somewhere in Russia as you're reading this report.
Russia wants Burkov returned to Russia, and to that end, arrested Israeli-American Naama Issachar, holding her hostage.
Both a district court and Israel's Supreme Court have upheld the extradition.
"Both Palestinians and Israelis must refrain from violence, and aggressive and provocative rhetoric."
A unit of the Russian military police has arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani to patrol the territory in cooperation with Turkey.
On Friday, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US would send armored vehicles and troops to the Syrian oil fields to protect them from being captured by Islamic State fighters.
President Putin also called Netanyahu to congratulate him on his 70th birthday
"The Israeli Embassy in Moscow is in contact with the family and the Jewish community nearby, and is helping to make arrangements for the toddler's body to be transported home as quickly as possible."