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Russia-Israel relations: It’s complicated

Being the president of Russia means never having to say you’re sorry, except – remarkably – after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed casually that Adolf Hitler was of partly Jewish descent. Vladimir Putin offered a personal apology to then-Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett. Reflexive Russian anti-Semitism is a dog-bites-man story; a Russian leader’s apology […]