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Russia’s Jews fear resurgent anti-Semitism amid Ukraine war

Press play to listen to this article As Vladimir Putin’s war rages on for the fifth month in Ukraine and repression suffocates civil liberties back home, Russian Jews are worried they’ll soon become the Kremlin’s targets. Jews have been fleeing Russia in droves; those who’ve stayed behind are terrified of directly criticizing the war, which […]

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Norway says NATO’s northern expansion will aid Nordic defense plans

MADRID — NATO’s expected northward growth expansion will help solidify Nordic military defenses at a time when Moscow is posing a threat to the alliance, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said on Thursday.  Speaking to POLITICO on the last day of a NATO summit in Madrid, Støre said the security situation in the north is stable but […]

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Coming winter will be ‘the most difficult’ for Ukraine, Zelenskyy says; 1,000 Mariupol fighters reportedly sent to Russia

Russia’s Lavrov says Ukraine has to de-mine ports to enable grain exports Workers assist the loading of corn onto a ship at Pier 80 in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, on May 3, 2022. The Romanian port seeks to become an export hub for neighboring Ukraine after Russia’s invasion cut off its sea […]

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Goodbye, American soft power: McDonald’s exiting Russia after 32 years is the end of an era

Soviet customers stand in line outside the just opened first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union on January 31, 1990 at Moscow’s Pushkin Square. Vitaly Armand | Afp | Getty Images It was 4 a.m. and a trickle of Russians had already begun lining up outside the building in the freezing winter cold, hours before opening […]

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Tested by war, Ukraine’s Jews keep faith in their country

Press play to listen to this article If you still believe Vladimir Putin’s propaganda that he’s trying to de-Nazify Ukraine, you should talk to Ukrainian Jews. They don’t buy a word of it. After facing deadly pogroms during the tsarist era and the Bolshevik Revolution, mass murder during the Holocaust and state-sanctioned anti-Semitism and repression […]

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‘India had a key relationship with Soviet Union, not Russia’: Zelenskyy appeals to PM Modi

In an exclusive interview with Republic Media Network’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami on Thursday, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged India to have an open stance. This assumes significance as India has abstained from all UNSC and UNGA resolutions on the Ukraine war and refrained from condemning Russian aggression while calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities […]