March 21, 2018

Russia: Putin criticised for Jewish election meddling comments

13 March 2018, 01:31 | Opal Carroll

Russian Military Successfully Tests Hypersonic Missile System Russian Defence Ministry

The Russian Aerospace Forces conducts test launch of a Kinzhal hypersonic aviation and missile system

Unlike numerous weapons, Putin eagerly announced this month, the video shows the 'Kinzhal's development is well beyond the drawing board.

The semantics behind the exchange, Gorin said, are the reason that local Jewish groups remained largely indifferent to a remark about Jews aired Sunday by Russian President Vladimir Putin that to foreign ears sounded anti-Semitic.

The reporter, Andrey Kondrashov, says in the film that the pilots of a Turkish Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 flying from Kharkiv to Istanbul reported that one of the passengers had a bomb and the plane had to change course to Sochi.

ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt said in a statement that "President Putin bizarrely has resorted to the blame game by pointing the finger at Jews and other minorities in his country".

Jewish groups and US lawmakers condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's suggestion that the 2016 USA presidential election may have been manipulated by Russian Jews. "The launch was normal; the hypersonic missile hit the preset target on the test site", the ministry added. Putin faces seven challengers but none is seen as a threat; the main opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been barred from running. Putin then made his way toward the Olympic venue with International Olympic Committee officials to watch the opening ceremony.

Several minutes later, the President was informed that the call was a false alarm.

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The first part of the documentary, entitled Putin, has been posted on social media accounts, including one belonging to key state media manager and commentator Dmitry Kiselyov, and a pro-Kremlin YouTube account.

Former Israeli ambassador to Russia Zvi Magen said given the circumstances, this policy was wise.

In the Russian language, there are different words for citizens of Russia (Rossiyane) and ethnic Russians (Russkiye), though the latter - which was used by Putin in the interview, according to the Kremlin transcript - sometimes has a broader connotation.

"Assad could not be in power right now absent Russia's unfortunate veto in the United Nations years ago and the Russians' full-throated military support for Assad", he said.

The film aired online a week before Putin re-runs for the Presidency.

"Maybe I have chosen people who are not capable of doing such a thing", he says.

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