Russia jails US-Israeli woman Naama Issachar for 7½ years on drug charges

A Russian court sentenced a US-Israeli woman to seven-and-a-half years in jail for drug offences on Friday, a ruling Israel condemned as disproportionate and which her family said Moscow had linked to the fate of a Russian citizen detained in Israel.Naama Issachar, 25, was arrested in April while in transit in a Moscow airport, en route from India to Israel, and accused of carrying 9 grammes of cannabis, her family said. Russian authorities charged her with drug smuggling.On Thursday, Russia’s…

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