“Moscow’s action against organization that oversees immigration to Israel seen as retaliation for Israel’s stance on Ukraine war”

Russia officially calls for Jewish Agency operations to be ‘dissolved’ 
Judah Ari Gross
July 21, 2022

Russian authorities officially called Thursday for the “dissolution” of the Jewish Agency’s offices in the country, filing an appeal to that effect with the district court in Moscow, according to a court spokesperson quoted by Russian media outlets. This represents a significant step forward in Russia’s campaign against the Israeli quasi-governmental organization, which facilitates and encourages Jewish immigration to Israel, or aliyah…The aggressive posturing by the Russian government is seen as highly unusual, coming in apparent retaliation for Israel’s stance on Moscow’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine, as well as for Israel’s ongoing campaign against Iran in Syria, which Russia at times opposes. READ MORE

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