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Palestinians look to God…and Putin

01/15/2017 9:03 AM Updated: 1 week ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Palestinians on Friday stepped up their campaign to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from carrying out his pledge to move the US embassy in


Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

01/07/2017 6:20 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Washington (AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump condemned Russia critics on Saturday, calling those who oppose better relations with Moscow “stupid” people and “fools” in his latest


Netanyahu discusses Syria conflict with Putin

01/02/2017 10:32 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflict in Syria and “continued


Putin announces Syria truce, peace talks

12/29/2016 9:57 AM

Moscow (AFP) – Russia President Vladimir Putin Thursday announced a nationwide ceasefire deal to come into effect across Syria from midnight and that the warring parties


Thanks to peace-loving dictatorships, the U.S. is the only country threatened by the Ankara assassination

12/20/2016 3:56 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Yesterday, Andrey G. Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was shot and killed while making a public appearance in Ankara. His killer, a Turkish police


Obama: US will retaliate against Russia

12/16/2016 9:33 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – Barack Obama vowed the United States would retaliate against Russian hacking after the White House accused Vladimir Putin of direct involvement in


Putin personally involved in election hack

12/15/2016 9:13 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – US intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in hacking during the American election campaign as part


Trump on Russia meddling in US election: ‘I don’t believe it’

12/11/2016 10:45 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – President-elect Donald Trump rejected the CIA’s reported conclusion that Russia intervened to help him win the US election, saying in an interview


Republicans reject reports Russia helped Trump win election

12/11/2016 9:10 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Washington (AFP) – Republicans on Saturday rejected reports about a secret CIA assessment finding that Russia sought to tip the US presidential election in Donald


Holocaust-themed Skating Routine Somehow More Offensive Than It Sounds

11/27/2016 3:21 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Audiences of Russian reality show “Ice Age” were treated to a strange spectacle recently, when two skaters performed a Holocaust-themed routine, complete with concentration camp


Economy Minister’s Arrest Shocks Russian Liberals

11/16/2016 7:00 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Moscow (AFP) – The surprise arrest of Russia’s economy minister over a two-million-dollar bribe on Wednesday sparked shock and bewilderment in the liberal wing of

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual state of the nation address at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 3, 2015 0

Russia Open to Any Candidate Who Would Improve US-Russia Relations

10/19/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 3 months ago

In response to Donald Trump’s statement Monday that he would be open to visiting Russia should he win the presidential election in November, the Kremlin said

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NYPD Investigates Manhattan Bridge’s Mysterious Pro-Putin Banner

10/06/2016 3:40 PM Updated: 3 months ago

A giant banner of Russian President Vladimir Putin with the word “PEACEMAKER” was unfurled today on Manhattan Bridge. The sign was only briefly displayed, starting after

Photo via mfa.gov.il. PM Netanyahu meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris 0

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Meets With Russian Middle East Envoy Mikhail Bogdanov

09/05/2016 11:02 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday in Jerusalem with Mikhail Bogdanov, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Special Envoy for the Middle East. At the meeting, Netanyahy

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) listens to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Russia's far eastern port city Vladivostok in 2012 0

Putin denies Democrat email hack but praises leak

09/02/2016 9:23 AM Updated: 4 months ago

(AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday denied Moscow was behind an email hack that embarrassed White House hopeful Hillary Clinton but said it was

German Chancellor Merkel, French President Hollande and Spain's Prime Minister Rajoy pay respect to victims in front of the mountain in Seyne-les-Alpes 0

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande Support Ceasefire Deal in Ukraine

09/01/2016 2:20 PM Updated: 4 months ago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande confirmed in a joint statement Thursday their endorsement of a general ceasefire deal brokered by the trilateral

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Russia Willing to Host Direct Peace Talks with Israeli and Palestinian Leaders

08/23/2016 7:14 PM Updated: 5 months ago

(JNS). Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi claimed in an interview on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready and willing to host direct peace negotiations

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Russian President Vladmir Putin Tells Turkish President Erdogan He Hopes Turkey Will Restore Order After Coup

08/09/2016 2:54 PM

After calls this week by Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan for a “clean slate” in Turkish relations with Russia , Russian president Vladimir Putin told Erdogan he

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be making his third to Russia since September, this one coming as the two nations mark 25 years since the reestablishment of diplomatic relations 0

Israel, Russia Reflect on 25 Years of Cultural Relations, as Netanyahu Criticizes Press Over Coverage of Campaign Funding

06/07/2016 4:06 PM

In a joint press conference in Moscow Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked of the two nations’ quarter century of

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday

06/05/2016 8:56 PM Updated: 7 months ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara will depart Monday for an official visit to Russia, marking the 25th anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic