TITLE

Wooing the Russians

AUTHOR(S)
Makovsky, David
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;05/17/99, Vol. 126 Issue 19, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains the loss of support by Russians in Israel for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Importance of the Russian vote in the upcoming elections; Netanyahu's competitors, Ehud Barak of the Labor Party, and Yitzhak Mordechai of the Center Party; Possible reasons for the Russians no longer supporting Netanyahu; Feud between two of Netanyahu's coalition members; Resignation of Netanyahu's Russian-born aide, Ya'acov Kedmi.
ACCESSION #
1818993

 

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