The Case That Halted a Russian Ship: Chabad Now Wants to Negotiate in Museum Embargo Lawsuit

The Nadezhda, via http://www.odin.tc

On Friday, Russia ordered one of its ships used for military training purposes, the Nadezhda, not to make a scheduled landing in San Francisco, citing Russia’s ongoing dispute with the Brooklyn-based Jewish sect Chabad, which has led to an embargo on objects loaned between Russian and U.S. museums. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Russian Consul General Vladimir Vinokurov attributed the change in orders in the landing, which had been scheduled as part of a good will tour, to “a long problem” involving Chabad’s claims. Read More