Hence the publication of this puff piece - government propaganda that would make Pravda proud. It is just to save Benji's 'face' but anyone can easily see what is occurring geopolitically - Israel will not go against the Russian Bear, no matter what the government says. Israel's perilous demographic situation requires an influx of many immigrants from Russia because American Jews don't want to emigrate. And that is not even counting Russian military superiority over Israel and its chosen allies in the region, which happen to have been antagonised by Israel. So A's blustering aside, no, Israel can't handle Russian military or the Russian-equipped miliaries of its allies..
Indonesia government aims to outlaw insulting president, sparks uproar (Reuters)
from the article: Report: Russia halts sale of S-300 missile system to Syria