All Posts Tagged With: "nationalism"

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The Russian March to Nothingness

In light of this past week’s Russian March, noted political analyst Andrei Piontkovsky examines the growing Russian nationalist movement and its origins in the Second Chechen War and ongoing conflicts in the North Caucasus.

Nov 6, 2011 | Continued
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‘The Russians’ Nationalist Coalition Founded in Moscow

A new coalitional nationalist organization calling itself “The Russians” has announced its official formation in Moscow, with civil activists proponents decrying the group as “a disgrace.”

May 6, 2011 | Continued
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Russian Police Launch Manhunt for ‘Primorskie Partisans’

Police have launched a massive search for the so-called “Primorskie Partisans,” a group that has spoken out against police corruption and in late May began a series of physical attacks on police officers.

Jun 10, 2010 | Continued
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Slain Moscow Judge is a Lesson for Russian Gov’t

The editorial team at explains why the Russian government needs to pay special attention to the shooting this week of Judge Eduard Chuvashov, known for prosecuting violent ultranationalists.

Apr 14, 2010 | Continued
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‘Russia for the Russians’ Polarizes Population

According to a new poll, the idea of a “Russia for the Russians” is increasingly polarizing Russian society in a time of increased concern over immigration and rising nationalism.

Dec 16, 2009 | Continued
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Moscow Prohibits Rally for Murdered Anti-Fascist

A group of anti-fascist activists were unable to obtain sanction from Moscow city authorities to hold a rally in honor of murdered anti-fascist Ivan Khutorskoy.

Nov 23, 2009 | Continued
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Anti-Fascist Activist Shot Dead in Moscow

Anti-fascist activist Ivan Khutorskoy was shot and killed in in the entryway to his building in Moscow late Monday. Colleagues insist that the murder was politically motivated, a charge that authorities are investigating.

Nov 17, 2009 | Continued
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Suspect Confesses to Murder of Russian Lawyer

Police have detained two suspects in the January murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov in Moscow, one of whom has issued a confession.

Nov 5, 2009 | Continued
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Russians Gather for Unity Day Rallies

Ultranationalists and anti-fascists alike turn out for rallies across the country for Russia’s National Unity Day.

Nov 4, 2009 | Continued