Category Archives: Friendship of Peoples

Russian Faux Pas In Jerusalem? – Part V

Dear Readers: Today concluding this story from RIA about the Russia Day festivities and how the Russian diplomatic staff posted in Israel held the event this year in a Russian-owned property in Jerusalem called the Sergiev Courtyard. Where we left … Continue reading

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Russian Faux Pas In Jerusalem? – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today continuing this story from RIA about the Russia Day festivities and how the Russian diplomatic staff posted in Israel moved the gala events this year to Jerusalem instead of (like they usually do) booking event rooms in … Continue reading

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Russian Faux Pas In Jerusalem? – Part III

Dear Readers: Today continuing this story from RIA about the Russia Day festivities in Jerusalem, which gives us an opportunity to delve into the history of the Sergiev Courtyard, which, by the way, is located in West Jerusalem.  It would … Continue reading

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Russian Faux Pas In Jerusalem? – Part II

Dear Readers: Today continuing this story from RIA about the Russian Consulate holding Russia Day celebrations in Jerusalem this year for joint festivities with their Israeli diplomatic colleagues.  A fact which has upset some, including those sympathetic to the Palestinian … Continue reading

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Russian Faux Pas In Jerusalem? – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this story from RIA which is quite interesting and perhaps even scandalous.  The headline reads: The Russian Consulate Moved the State Reception For Russia Day To Jerusalem The scandal being, of course, that most of … Continue reading

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Jewish Banderites – something you don’t see every day – Part V

Dear Readers: Today concluding my work-through of this piece about the cute red-headed Hassidic Jewess Diana Kolomoitseva; her speech at the Ukrainian language competition for schoolchildren, named after pro-Nazi fighter and philanthropist Petro Yatsyk; and the critical reaction thereto. Thus … Continue reading

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Jewish Banderites – something you don’t see every day – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today continuing with this piece in PolitNavigator, penned by reporter Dmitry Skvortsov. Where we left off in our story, we learned about the Koliivshchina massacre of Jews which took place in 1768 on the Right-bank Ukraine.  Therefore, this … Continue reading

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