Tag: Russian nationalist

Russia Update: Nationalist Claims FSB Jailed Him When He Refused to Commit Terrorism in Ukraine

March 30, 2015

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. Imprisoned Russian nationalist Aleksandr Belov (Potkin) says the FSB is persecuting him because he refused to collaborate with them to commit corporate raids and terrorist acts […]

Putin’s Russia Displays ‘Psychology of a Primitive Group,’ Analyst Says

July 1, 2014

Staunton, June 30 – The psychology of primitive groups, elaborated by Viktor Droganov and others, explains the behavior of Russians today, Andrey Movchan says, and without an understanding of that reality, he continues, “it is impossible to understand the serious processes which are taking place in the Russian Federation” of Vladimir Putin. “The most important […]

Russian Nationalist Charged in Kazakhstan for Training Kazakh Nationalists

May 24, 2014

Staunton, May 23 – The Kazakhstan authorities have brought criminal charges against Aleksandr Belov, the lead of “The Russians” national movement for recruiting and training ethnic Kazakh nationalists as part of a plan to destabilize the political system in that Central Asian republic. Belov’s alleged actions, interesting as they are in their own right, are […]