'Directors, Designers, Advisers, They're All Here': The Russian Elites Fleeing the War to Israel

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We’re in a café in central Tel Aviv, amid the noontime hustle and bustle of a day that’s getting warmer by the minute. Stanislav Belkovsky, 51, an in-demand TV and radio host and political analyst in Russia, and formerly a highly influential strategic adviser, is trying to order a caffé Americano with a glass of water on the side in a perfect British accent. But perfection can sometimes be a drawback. The accent baffles the waitress, and I have to translate his request into Hebrew.

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