Russia, US quarrel over Chabad-Lubavitch texts

19.01.2013                      08.Schwat. 5773                     Bo

Jüdische Welt:

Russia, US quarrel over Chabad-Lubavitch texts

Moscow threatens retaliation over Washington ruling ordering it to pay a fine for failure to return Hassidic Schneerson Collection texts.

Russia has criticized a US judge's ruling in a longstanding dispute over a collection of Jewish writings, warning of potential retaliation in an irate statement that reflected strained ties with the United States.
A judge in Washington on Wednesday ordered Russia to pay $50,000 a day in fines for failure to adhere to a 2010 ruling requiring it to return books and documents to the New York-based Chabad-Lubavitch group….