Russian Federation

Moscow court denies Raoul Wallenberg’s family right to open files

A Moscow court has upheld the Russian security service's refusal to open the files of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg to his family.

Siberian synagogue returned to Jewish community

A Siberian wooden synagogue which was built in 1906 by Jews who were abducted as children and conscripted into the Czar’s army was returned to the local Jewish community.

Jewish leader’s car set alight in suspected antisemitic attack in Russia’s Arctic region

At midnight on January 7, the car of the leader of Murmansk’s Jewish community was set alight.

Record number gather for Russian Limmud in St. Petersburg

Limmud FSU’s Jewish festival of learning and culture took place in St. Petersburg this past weekend.

Russian Orthodox Church suggests Tsar’s death was Jewish ritual murder

Russian Orthodox Church authorities will investigate an antisemitic theory that the 1918 killing of Tsar Nicholas II was a “ritual murder” following comments by a bishop.

Report: Trump told Russian officials of Israeli operation in Syria in May

US President Donald Trump informed Russian counterparts of a joint mission between an elite unit of the Israeli army and the Mossad in Syria during a closed-door conversation in May, Vanity Fair reported on Wednesday.

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