Russia-Israel relations

Israel and Russia celebrated last week 25 years of bilateral relations with a festive event in Moscow, attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Vladimir Putin. During a meeting between the two leaders, Putin signified the Kremlin's perception of the Jewish state as a significant player in the Middle East; a region Russia considers of strategic importance.

During today's program we'll try to understand how deep the relations go between the two countries.

Guests Miss Paula Slier, RT Regional Bureau Chief; Dr. Ze'ev Hanin, Bar Ilan University; and Analyst Mr. Amir Oren.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: June 17, 2016, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 180
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Estonian, Finnish