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Furious Israel to summon Russian envoy after FM likens Zelensky to Hitler

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Published: 3 May 2022

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Lapid says Israel expects an apology over Sergey Lavrov's comments that like Zelensky, Hitler too 'had Jewish blood' and that Jews are the 'greatest antisemites'

Israel to summon Russian ambassador over FM's Nazi comments (Haaretz)
FM Lapid says Israel expects apology over Lavrov's comments that like Zelenskyy, Hitler too 'had Jewish blood' and that Jews are the 'greatest antisemites'; Yad Vashem: Lavrov has turned victims into criminals

Lavrov claims Zelensky has Jewish blood 'just like Hitler' (Jerusalem Post)
The Russian Foreign Minister attacked the President of Ukraine in an interview in Italy and reiterated the claims that Ukraine has elements of Nazism.

Lavrov: So what if Zelensky is Jewish, even Hitler ‘had Jewish blood’ (Times of Israel)
Attempting to defend claims of need to ‘denazify’ Ukraine, Russian FM says ‘some of the worst antisemites are Jews’; Yad Vashem slams comments as ‘false, delusional and dangerous’

The woman who oversaw the rescue of 250 Ukrainian Jews from the Russian border (Haaretz)

Photo: Zelensky (left) and Lavrov (AP)

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