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Alexei Navalny: Go to the Russian March Without Me

November 7, 2013

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny did not attend this year’s Russian March, an event where nationalists rally to protest against immigration-related issues. This year, as in the past, there was a strong presence of blatant racism and neo-Nazism, which might explain why Navalny would not want to go. However, Navalny is a nationalist, someone who thinks […]

Neo-Nazis and Nationalists Rally at the “Russian March”

November 5, 2013

Yesterday, November 4, Russian nationalists gathered for a rally, the “Russian March,” to protest against immigrants and the policies of the Russian government that brings them there. Nazi slogans, racist posters, depictions of migrants as green aliens… some of the worst aspects of Russian society were on proud display. The march is growing in popularity, […]

“Russian March” is Becoming More Popular

November 4, 2013

On Monday, November 4th, Russian nationalists will hold a rally, the “Russian March,” to protest against minorities whom they say are ruining the country. Ironically, this is perhaps the opposite of the spirit of the holiday.┬áNovember 4th is a national holiday in Russia, Unity Day, which commemorates the occasion in 1612 when Russians from every […]

Dueling Nationalist and Pro-Migrant Rallies Planned for November 4

October 30, 2013

November 4th is a national holiday in Russia, Unity Day, which commemorates the occasion in 1612 when Russians from every class united to push the Polish-Lithuanian occupation force out of the country. This year, however, both a nationalist group (anti-immigrant) and a pro-migrant group have sought to hold rallies on that day. At this moment, […]