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  • In Putin’s return, Russian Jews see stability

    No friend to democracy, Vladimir Putin — who is virtually guaranteed to return to Russia’s presidency in 2012, possibly until 2024 — is seen as a guarantor of stability for Russia’s Jewish community.

  • Voting in Russia a waste of time

    With Sunday’s vote, Russians again have entrusted their future to those whose true intentions, motives, political views and plans at best are unknown to them, JTA’s former Moscow bureau chief says.

  • Guide opens view to East European life

    Researchers can more easily look into East European Jewish life from the Middle Ages until Soviet times with a newly published guide to Jewish holdings in Kiev archives.

  • Sharing Judaism and fellowship in Moscow

    Elderly members of a remote Moscow congregation are drawn to their weekly gatherings as much to spend time with fellow Jews as to learn Jewishly.