Tag: Russian ultranationalists

Russian Opposition Leader Kasyanov Attacked Again on Campaign Trail by Ultra-Nationalists Throwing Eggs

February 11, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Russian opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov has been attacked for the second time this month as he traveled to meet with reporters. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent Translations: –The […]

Sergey Glazyev and the American Fascist Cult

June 8, 2015

Among Russian politicians who had already established relations with the Western far right in the 1990s, Sergey Glazyev, currently an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the issues of regional economic integration, is one of the most prominent. In 1992-1993, Glazyev was Minister of External Economic Relations of the Russian Federation, but resigned in […]

Putin Targets All Russian Nationalists He Doesn’t Control, Dyomushkin Says

March 28, 2015

Staunton, March 28 — In a democracy, it is sometimes said, anything that isn’t prohibited is permitted; in an authoritarian country, anything that isn’t permitted is prohibited; but in a totalitarian country, anything that is permitted is compulsory. By that standard, Vladimir Putin’s Russia is moving rapidly from the second to the third category. Fresh […]

‘A Calm Before the Storm?’ – Russia’s Radical Right Refocusing on ‘Fifth Column,’ SOVA Says

March 26, 2015

Staunton, March 25 – Positive developments with regard to radical extremist Russian nationalists during 2014 – including a falloff in the number of attacks on immigrants – were not the result of state policy but rather the refocusing of the attention of such people on events in Ukraine, according to SOVA’s annual report on such […]

Russia This Week: Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement

February 13, 2015

In Russia This Week, you will find links to all the stories of Russia Update in the last week and to special features, plus an article following up on the news and trending topics below. Last issue: The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? This Week’s Stories:   Please help The […]