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June 6, 2000
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Russia’s chief rabbi conceded that his charge that the government of President Vladimir Putin was attempting to oust him was “a misunderstanding.” Addressing the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in New York, Adolph Shayevich said no Kremlin official had directly instructed him to resign, but that he had construed several recent events as pressure to step down.

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