Tag: ethnic violence

More Anti-Immigrant Riots in Moscow

October 21, 2013

On Friday night, there were more anti-immigrant riots in southern Moscow, this time in the southwest suburb of Lyubertsy (map). This follows last week’s riots in Biryulyovo (map), which have heightened ethnic tensions across the country. Nationalists also led riots in St. Petersburg on Sunday. – Ed. In Lyubertsy, just outside Moscow, police prevented a […]

Nationalists Riot in St. Petersburg

There were several anti-immigrant riots across Russia this weekend, including in St. Petersburg. This follows a week of intense inter-racial tension, following last weekend’s anti-minority riots in Moscow – Ed. NTV.Ru got the first footage of the events in St. Petersburg, where nationalists rioted after an authorized rally In the footage, taken after a meeting […]