An explosive envelope sent to the president of the Jewish community of Tatarstan, Mikhail Abramovich Skoblionok, went off, wounding the president and his aide, who were evacuated to a local hospital.
An Israeli-born rabbi serving as the chief rabbi for the Jewish community in Siberia is facing deportation, after apparently being accused of espionage.
Popular Russian singer and lawmaker Iosif Kobzon — whose promotion of Jewish culture in the Soviet Union aided the establishment of its ties with Israel in 1991 — died aged 80.
Russian authorities identified a suspect in the antisemitic graffiti attack on a Jewish centre in the Russian village of Lyubavichi, the cradle of the Chabad Hasidic movement.
Unidentified vandals scrawled antisemitic slogans on the fence of a Jewish cultural centre in the Russian village of Lyubavichi, the cradle of the Chabad Hasidic movement.
Russia’s football federation has been fined by FIFA because a fan displayed a neo-Nazi banner at a World Cup game.