All articles tagged "nationalism"

Court fines two Russians $21,500 for racist remarks Court fines two Russians $21,500 for racist remarks

14 Mar, 04:09 PM 7 comments

A Moscow court has ordered two Russians to pay a $21,500 fine for racist remarks towards black people, news agencies said Friday.

Tags: nationalism, human rights

Chief Rabbi says Russian Jews fear the future Chief Rabbi says Russian Jews fear the future

16 Mar, 09:25 PM 9 comments

Russian Jews fear for the future of their community in the wake of the deportation of two rabbis, Russia’s chief rabbi says.

Tags: religion, nationalism, human rights

Russian police manual blames Jews for USSR breakup Russian police manual blames Jews for USSR breakup

30 Mar, 04:15 PM 15 comments

A textbook on Russian history, used at a major Russian police academyl, openly blames Jews for many of the troubles Russia experiences in the course of history, a paper has revealed.

Tags: nationalism, human rights

Russian Muslim sues state after being cleared of governor assassination plot Russian Muslim sues state after being cleared of governor assassination plot

6 Apr, 03:51 PM 15 comments

The young man who spent a year in detention on charges of plotting a politician’s assassination in order to trigger a massive Muslim coup in Russia, is seeking $143,000 in moral damages.

Tags: Islam, extremism, nationalism, Valentina Matvienko, human rights

Extremists flood Russian Internet - report Extremists flood Russian Internet - report

7 Apr, 01:57 PM 9 comments

The Internet has over 1,500 Russian nationalistic websites, which incite violence against foreigners, an international relations expert has said.

Tags: nationalism, human rights

Police prepare for nationalist massacre in Moscow Police prepare for nationalist massacre in Moscow

10 Apr, 12:00 PM 4 comments

Nationalist youth groups are planning to carry out mass attacks against foreigners and arson of governmental buildings on May 5.

Tags: nationalism, crime, human rights

Russia calls for compromise ahead of UN conference Russia calls for compromise ahead of UN conference

20 Apr, 12:03 PM 3 comments

The compromise reached ahead of the United Nation's controversial global conference in Geneva is very fragile, according to Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Yakovenko.

Tags: racism, nationalism, UN

Moscow wants to deport all unemployed migrants Moscow wants to deport all unemployed migrants

22 Apr, 11:53 PM 4 comments

Moscow authorities have moved to legalize the deportation of all unemployed foreigners residing in the city.

Tags: foreigners, nationalism, human rights

Nationalists offer Moscow authorities help in fighting gay propaganda Nationalists offer Moscow authorities help in fighting gay propaganda

24 Apr, 12:15 PM 23 comments

A Russian radical nationalist movement has appealed to Moscow authorities seeking tougher legislation on public actions promoting homosexuality, particularly the unauthorized gay parade expected in Moscow in early May.

Tags: gay, human rights, nationalism, Eurovision

Rape of a 4-year-old Russian girl sparks nationalistic unrest in Kyrgyzstan Rape of a 4-year-old Russian girl sparks nationalistic unrest in Kyrgyzstan

27 Apr, 11:48 PM 13 comments

About 80 people were detained in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday after a rally reportedly turned violent in the town of Petrovka, 45 kilometers west of the capital, Bishkek.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, nationalism

Kyrgyz presidents blames local authorities for nationalistic protests Kyrgyz presidents blames local authorities for nationalistic protests

28 Apr, 01:38 PM 16 comments

Kyrgyz President has lashed out at local authorities for mass arrests in a town where the rape of a child sparked ethnic tensions and protests.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, nationalism

Russian policeman shot girl for singing in English Russian policeman shot girl for singing in English

13 May, 12:19 PM 23 comments

A drunk policeman in North Russia opened fire on a girl who upset him by singing a song in English. No one was injured, but the officer was detained and now faces criminal prosecution.

Tags: police, shooting, nationalism, conflicts, English

Ukrainian nationalists get ban on Holocaust film in Lvov schools Ukrainian nationalists get ban on Holocaust film in Lvov schools

20 May, 06:28 PM 37 comments

A documentary film about the Holocaust has incited the wrath of the Ukrainian nationalist organization Freedom due to historical footage that shows the Ukrainian population in an unfavorable light. The organization succeeded in having the Jewish NGO Chesed Aryeh completely banned from Lvov schools as a result.

Tags: WWII, Ukraine, Lvov, nationalism

Leader of Russian nationalist movement gets suspended sentence for anti-Semitic remarks Leader of Russian nationalist movement gets suspended sentence for anti-Semitic remarks

28 May, 05:41 PM 18 comments

The Russian nationalistic youth movement leader who made insulting remarks about Jews has been found guilty of inciting ethnic hatred and given a suspended sentence.

Tags: nationalism

Egyptian police detain 198 Muslim students from Russia - report Egyptian police detain 198 Muslim students from Russia - report

29 May, 01:47 PM 22 comments

Egyptian special services have arrested 198 students of Islam from Russia with families and children in Cairo, a website has reported citing a Russian student of the Al-Azhar University.

Tags: nationalism, religion, Egypt

Russian police ordered to visit synagogue after anti-Semitic scandal Russian police ordered to visit synagogue after anti-Semitic scandal

2 Jun, 04:05 PM 8 comments

St Petersburg police given lessons in cultural sensitivity, after anti-semitism controversy

Tags: police, nationalism

Court sends Russian skinhead leader to mental asylum Court sends Russian skinhead leader to mental asylum

5 Jun, 02:02 PM 15 comments

A leader of the White Brotherhood racist group was ordered to undertake compulsory psychiatric treatment in a specialist asylum after a Siberian court pronounced him guilty of robbery.

Tags: racial hatred, nationalism, crime

Politician prosecuted for saying he “loves to ride Ukraine” Politician prosecuted for saying he “loves to ride Ukraine”

9 Jun, 03:05 PM 19 comments

Ukrainian nationalists have filed a criminal suit against the politician who claimed that he enjoys “riding Ukraine.”

Tags: animals, Ukraine, nationalism

Lightning kills Ukrainian politician who tried to revive pagan cult Lightning kills Ukrainian politician who tried to revive pagan cult

6 Jul, 04:38 PM 40 comments

A Ukrainian politician who had been excommunicated by the Russian Orthodox Church for his attempts to revive an ancient pagan cult was killed by lightning on Saturday while on a fishing trip.

Tags: Ukraine, religion, nationalism

Russian patriarch’s visit leads to street fighting in Ukraine Russian patriarch’s visit leads to street fighting in Ukraine

27 Jul, 04:37 PM 133 comments

The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church began a ten-day visit to Ukraine today. His arrival was not greeted with universal delight in the religiously-divided country.

Tags: Russian Orthodox Church, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, nationalism



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