20 stories about Russia
מוסף שבועי 22.2.24  אלכסיי נבלני בצעדת מחאה במוסקבה

Navalny’s murder: The final stage of Putin’s transformation of Russia into a fascist state

22.02.24|Yigal Liverant
Each stage of Vladimir Putin's struggle with the charismatic opposition leader Alexei Navalny symbolized with chilling precision Russia's transformation from a young and flawed democracy to a hardening autocracy, and finally to a fascist totalitarian state
מוסף שבועי 23.11.23 נשיא רוסיה ולדימיר פוטין

"Israel was just another tool for Putin, and now his true face is revealed"

23.11.23|Sophie Shulman
Like with Hamas, Israel was also deeply wrong about Vladimir Putin. Russia experts explain why the Russian President sided with Hamas, his KGB-shaped worldview, his alliance with Iran, and desire to rival the US
הפגנת תמיכה נשיא רוסיה ולדימיר פוטין ובשליט צפון קוריאה קים ז'ונג און בחברון

Hamas' war on Israel is the best present Putin could have hoped for

12.11.23|Ariela Karmel
Military historian Prof. Danny Orbach spoke to CTech about how Hamas’ attack against Israel has furthered Russia’s geopolitical and economic interests beyond her wildest dreams, Israel’s failed Russia policy, and the specter of the Cold War.
מונית יאנגו

Russian government's expanded data access sparks privacy worries for Yango users

08.08.23|Sophie Shulman
Reports indicate that the law's effects might extend beyond Russia, potentially affecting Yango users worldwide, including in Israel
חייל אוקראיני מטפל ברחפן

Starlink Wars: Musk controls battlefield from his office chair

02.08.23|Omer Kabir
Starlink, Elon Musk's Internet satellite company, dominates its sector and, among other things, enables the Ukrainian army to fight against Russia. The problem: one person holds extraordinary power to connect or disconnect large areas of the world
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