Tuesday Russian News Items

Posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl 14 May 2019
CDT 0733 GMT 1233 Moscow 1533

In English
TASS: “Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to discuss bilateral relations, strategic stability, disarmament and regional issues at his May 14 meeting with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.”

JTA: “Two ancient former synagogues were destroyed in Poland and in Ukraine. The 16th-century former synagogue of Pidhaitsy, a town in the Ukraine’s west, collapsed on Saturday night as a result of heavy rains and neglect that eroded one of its supporting pillars, the news website te.20mimut reported. In Poland, building contractors demolished the century-old former synagogue of Nowy Targ, a town south of Krakow, Gazeta Krakowska reported on Friday.”

По-русски
Лента.ру: “Франция призывает Украину не связывать выполнение Минских соглашений с ситуацией в Совете Европы (СЕ). Об этом во вторник, 14 мая, сообщает ТАСС со ссылкой на заявление французского МИД”.

Новая газета: “Зампред Синодального отдела по взаимоотношениям РПЦ с обществом и СМИ Вахтанг Кипшидзе сравнил протесты из-за строительства храма в Екатеринбурге с Гражданской войной и обвинил участников акции в попытке раскола общества”.