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Russian hacker Alexei Burkov extradited to US from Israel
November 13, 2019
The Russians submitted a petition asking Israel to extradite the hacker to Moscow, but Israel’s Supreme Court rejected the request.
Israel’s High Court stays extradition to US of suspected Russian hacker
November 4, 2019
The ruling follows petitions by Aleksey Burkov, who has been in Israeli custody since 2015, and the family of Israeli-American woman Naama Issachar, who has been held by Russia since April.
Israel to extradite Russian hacker to US, ending hopes of prisoner exchange
October 31, 2019
Family of American-Israeli woman serving a more than seven-year sentence in Russia for drug-trafficking calls decision “immoral and inhumane” • Israeli justice minister: Extradition order was signed “after many in-depth deliberations.”
October 16, 2019
A cautionary cannabis tale for globe-trotting Israelis
As well-traveled as they are, Israeli millennials are so conditioned by the freedoms they enjoy at home—and so enamored of cultures other than their own—that they frequently miscalculate the consequences of their actions abroad.
Netanyahu to request official pardon for Naama Issachar
October 15, 2019
Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office confirms that Benjamin Netanyahu will formally ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon Israeli-American Naama Issachar, who was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for drug-smuggling.
Israeli American gets seven-plus years after being caught with pot in Moscow
October 13, 2019
Israel calls sentencing of Naama Issachar, 26, “disproportionate” • Incident comes amid a campaign by Russia to prevent Israel from extraditing a Russian hacker to the United States.