Russia

20 stories about Russia
Irena Ben-Yakar  Deloitte Israel

For companies, ESG efforts invite both celebration and scrutiny

01.08.22|James Spiro
Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance is becoming a mainstay for companies - to the delight and ire of many
Melanie Garson Tony Blair

The internet is “at risk of fracturing” amid geopolitical unrest and unregulated tech companies

10.07.22|James Spiro
Technology is both the underlying problem and solution to the world’s biggest challenges off and on the internet, explains Dr. Melanie Garson of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
מונית גט Gett מוסקבה רוסיה

Gett cancels SPAC merger, exiting Russian market

11.03.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli-founded ground travel company said that recent market volatility led to the decision to call off the merger with Rosecliff Acquisition Corp I, but it didn’t detail the reasons for its departure from Russia
Dan Fishel OurCrowd

4 ways the war in Europe will change global tech

04.03.22|Dan Fishel
How might the war between Russia and Ukraine affect the global tech ecosystem in case of a protracted conflict, asks Dan Fishel of OurCrowd
מימין ויקטור וקסלברג רומן אברמוביץ' ו מיכאיל פרידמן

From Russia with Money: Amid Ukraine invasion investors look toward Israel

02.03.22|Sophie Shulman
Panic-stricken wealthy Russian Jews, many of whom have already fled in private planes or on yachts for homes abroad, are realizing that Israel is an attractive and important investment option
נשיא ארה"ב ג'ו ביידן טקס לזכר 500 המתים ב קורונה

Further U.S. restrictions against business with China and Russia may potentially impact Israeli companies

20.04.21|Nicholas Klein and Nathaniel Bolin
As the United States continues to take a hard line in its national security approach toward Russia and China, Israeli companies must evaluate whether their products and services trigger U.S. sanctions
Ben Rabinowitz Amiti Ventures

Israelis should tread lightly between the US and China trade war

16.01.21|James Spiro
As trade wars between the two countries show no sign of slowing down, Amiti Ventures’ Managing Partner and Founder Ben Rabinowitz urges Israel to lean into America
משרד האוצר האמריקאי וושינגטון ארה״ב

Israeli companies at risk after suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails

14.12.20|Raphael Kahan and Reuters
Hackers got into U.S. government systems by surreptitiously tampering with updates released by IT company SolarWinds, which also serves companies and governmental bodies in Israel
נשיא רוסיה ולדימיר פוטין יולי 2020

Rights activists petition court to block export of Cellebrite spy tools to Putin’s investigative committee

24.09.20|Hagar Ravet
The petition claims that the export of the system has gone on for years despite a long list of embargoes and sanctions initiated by the U.S. and European Union against the committee
אורי יהודאי

Frutarom’s CEO, chairman, auditor knew of eastern Europe bribes, claims 2018 letter before action

07.06.20|Tomer Ganon
A letter instigating IFF’s internal probe into subsidiary Frutarom outlines how for years the company used questionable payment methods in Russia and Ukraine
קנאביס רפואי מריחואנה כנס כלכליסט

What Next in the Israel-Iran Cyberwar and Which Innovation Center is Cultivating Cannabis?

21.05.20|CTech
CTech Daily Roundup: Thousands of Israeli websites down after suspected massive Iranian cyber attack
יקיר דוידסון נספח כלכלי רוסיה

Pressure to Unfreeze Markets may Open the Doors for Israeli Tech Companies to Enter Russia

21.05.20|Allon Sinai
Moscow trade attache explains the complexities of doing business with the country second hardest hit by Covid-19
אלכסנדר פרידמן Alexander Fridman

The Father, the Son, and the Wealthy Spirit

11.05.20|Sophie Shulman
Alexander Fridman is not your typical 19-year-old. The son of Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman, he recently started his third business and is hoping to make it on his own, with a little help from daddy’s contacts
שלג ירושלים הכנסייה הרוסית עין כרם

Jerusalem Light Rail New Point of Contention Between Israel and Russia

24.12.19|Udi Etsion
Israel-Russia relations have been fraught with tension since an Israeli backpacker was arrested in April for Marijuana possession during a Moscow layoff
חברת תעופה אזימוט רוסיה מטוס סוחוי סופרג'ט 100

Russian Airline Azimuth Arrives in Israel

02.12.19|Navit Zomer
Azimuth will operate a twice-weekly route between western Russian city Rostov and Tel Aviv, and also intends to inaugurate two new lines between Ben Gurion Airport and southwestern Russian cities Krasnodar and Mineralnye Vody in 2020
מוסף שבועי 5.9.19 הקוד הרוסי יבגני דיברוב

From Russia, With Coding Skills

06.09.19|Sophie Shulman
A generation after the fall of the Soviet Union propelled a large wave of immigration to Israel, members of Israel’s Russian community are finally stepping to the forefront of the local tech scene