Tag: Nikolai Levichev

Racism and Anti-Semitism Ceasing to Be ‘Indecent’ in Putin’s Russia

May 21, 2014

Staunton, May 21 – In 1920, Siberian writer Anton Sorokin made fun of the White Russian regime there with a story entitled “33 Scandals for Kolchak.” The scandals he identified were invented, but Cityboom, Moscow’s online newspaper has now posted six all-too-real “scandals of the year” in Russia showing “how racism and anti-Semitism have ceased […]

Pollsters Rule Out Second Round in Moscow Election

September 3, 2013

Three leading polling agencies – the All Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM), the Public Opinion Foundation (FOM), and the Levada Center — agree that the elections in Moscow will take place in one round and that Sergei Sobyanin will win them. Furthermore, Sobyanin will win by a significant margin over the number two candidate, […]

“You Couldn’t Disgrace Yourself More”

August 19, 2013

Last week, the apartment of a group of Navalny supporters was raided by Moscow police who were accompanied by Nikolai Levichev, the Duma deputy and Just Russia candidate for mayor. Levichev, whose own campaign materials have been found to contain racist and anti-Semitic content, accused Navalny’s team of compiling illegal campaign literature. The storming of […]

“Thank God, Nikolai Vladimirovich Hasn’t Brought his Angle Grinder”

August 15, 2013

The debate on channel “Moscow 24” was interrupted from the outset by Alexei Navalny (RPR-PARNAS), who, when asked about the paid parking issue told the audience about searches at his supporters’ apartment that was stormed yesterday by the law enforcement officials in the presence of Nikolai Levichev, a leader of Just Russia and one of […]

“The Word ‘Yid’ Is In the Dictionary”

August 13, 2013

Moscow mayoral candidate Nikolai Levichev is breaking through the information blockade with the help of advice to kitchen gardeners and non-politically-correct word puzzles. We apologize for the language, but it seems that this is currently part of Russian political dialogue. – Ed. The words “yid” and “nigger” have been found in word puzzles in the […]

Five Moscow Mayoral Candidates and Their Money

July 12, 2013

Along with the signatures and documents needed for registration in the elections for mayor of Moscow, the candidates provided their first financial reports on the contributions and expenditures of their campaign funds. Thus, acting mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin has received almost 36 million rubles in his campaign fund, but the communist Ivan Melnikov isn’t […]