russia

Russia is the largest country in the world and the most populous country in Europe, which was formed after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Therefore, many processes in Russia are explained by the peculiarities of the transition to a capitalist economy and the formation of a post-socialist society.

Reports

June 2022

Introduction June marked the 100th day of Russia’s war against Ukraine. In more than three months Russia has failed to gain a foothold near Kyiv, but it has succeeded in occupying the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. By the end of June Russia was able to build on this success and seize Lysychansk and Severodonetsk. Since …

May 2022

Introduction Russia has been waging war against Ukraine for three months now. Casualties are classified, but according to Ukrainian officials, more than 30,000 Russian soldiers have already been killed. After the capture of Mariupol by Russian troops, there was no change on the front. Updates in the National Landscape Despite the fall in real income, …

April 2022

In general, far-right and nazi activity in Russia during April 2022 was medium. There were no public events but nazis started a violence wave in Hitler’s birthday to protest against war in Ukraine. NS/WP assasination case On April 25, the FSB reported the detention of a gang of neo-Nazis NS/WP (National Socialism/White Power), who were preparing to …

March 2022

In general, far-right and nazi activity in Russia during March 2022 was relatively noticeable as they reacted to the war in Ukraine which has been going on for a month now. Russian far-right is divided over the war in Ukraine Pro-war The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), Rodina, Male State, Russian National Unity (RNE), …

February 2022

On February 24, Russia invaded Ukraine and started a war under the pretext of “denazification”. Preparations for the conflict in Ukraine became the main topic of discussion in February, including among the far-right, who, as usual, were sharply polarized. In general, far-right and nazi activity in Russia during February 2022 was small. How the Russian …

January 2022

There were eight convictions for xenophobic statements in January against eight people. In Novomoskovsk two schoolchildren were convicted under part 2 of article 214 of the CC (vandalism with a hate motive) for drawing Nazi symbols on an apartment house and a garage and making videos of their actions. The court sentenced them to ten months’ restricted freedom and one year of educational measures.

December 2021

Key Developments   In general, far-right and nazi activity in Russia during December 2021 was small although it is considered to be a main far-right month in Russia Egor Prosvirnin suicide Prosvirnin died on 27 December after falling out the window of an apartment building near the “Armenia” store on Tversky Boulevard in Moscow. According …

November 2021

Key Developments   In general, far-right and nazi activity in Russia during November 2021 was small although it is considered to be main far right month in Russia Antimigrant state propaganda During 2021 it became clear that Russian media emerged a new type of journalist genre: migrant’s outrages and migrant’s attack on locals. However, the …

October 2021

Key Developments   In general, far-right and nazi activity in Russia during October 2021 was small. ” Male state” ban On October 18, 2021, the Nizhny Novgorod regional court declared “Male state,” created by Vladislav Pozdnyakov in 2016, an extremist organization. It promotes the ideology of national patriarchy, advocates “racial purity,” and insists that women’s behavior …