Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a regular guest in Moscow, and his visit on Tuesday - the fourth in just nine months - is one of the bricks in a strong, historical Russian-Israeli friendship. Both sides recognize that cooperation is much more beneficial than geopolitical rivalry. The two leaders have succeeded in building mutual trust, which contributes a lot to the general climate between their countries.
Netanyahu said more than 1 million Israelis speak Russian, and Israelis are exposed to Russian poetry, culture and literature. However, there are deeper reasons for Israel’s tilt toward MoscowMaria Dubovikova