Thursday, May 31, 2007

Jerusalem's Russian Compound

Russians Bidding for Control in Downtown Jerusalem
by Hillel Fendel

( If current negotiations with the Russians succeed, a large complex in central Jerusalem will be handed over to control of the Russian government.

The area in question is part or all of what is known as the Russian Compound, so named because it was built and once owned by the Russian government. It was originally constructed as one of the first complexes outside the Old City of Jerusalem, for the purpose of housing the thousands of Christian Russian pilgrims who wished to visit the holy city...


American detained in Jerusalem's Russian Compound

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