Russian Federation

Russian MPs call for relaxing rules on Nazi symbols

Russian lawmakers have voted to lift a legal ban on displays of Nazi symbols like swastikas as long as they are not intended to promote fascist ideology.

Russian bank sends client password containing “Kill Jews”

A Russian bank sent to one of its clients a promotional code that contained the phrase “Kill Jews.”

Chechen leader supports annihilating Israel

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said in an interview that Arab countries in the Middle East should unite and attack the State of Israel.

Russian city returns synagogue closed by Communists to Jewish community

Municipal authorities in the Russian city of Syzran returned a synagogue to the local Jewish community that was shut down by the Communists nearly 90 years ago.

Russian company removes antisemitic advert featuring Orthodox Jew

Amid public criticism, an asset management firm in Russia removed billboards featuring a depiction of a Haredi Jew as a money lender extending one hand with the words: “Goodbye rent!”

Putin advisor claims Ukraine to move Jews into “cleansed area”

Israel criticised an article authored by an adviser to Vladimir Putin, which claimed that Ukraine’s president may want to move Israeli Jews into parts of his country

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