Police forced to use gas to disperse protesters in Melbourne

26.06.2017, Australia.

On June 25, police in Melbourne was forced to use pepper spray to scatter anti-racist and right wing groups, who clashed in Melbourne during a rally, SBS News reports.

The clashes occurred when anti-racists appeared in the march conducted by “True Blue Crew“ and “The Sons of Odin“, two Australian nationalist organizations. Several hundred people took part in the action on both sides. As a result, five people were taken to hospital after the police pepper-sprayed them for breaking through a police line. One demonstrator was arrested for carrying a weapon. No police were injured. Continue reading

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Mein Kampf signed by Hitler will be sold at auction in the UK

15.06.2017, United Kingdom.

A rare copy of Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler’s book, (included in Russia’s Federal List of Extremist Materials) is put up for auction in the UK, the BBC reported on June 15.

The Silverwoods auction house will put up the book with the Fuhrer’s autograph.  A representative of the Silverwoods said that there are people who believe that preserving this book is necessary, despite the horrors of Hitler’s rule.  “In a sense, it’s a way to touch a monster,” said the auctioneer. Continue reading

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Symbols of the 1st Galician SS Division are not considered to be Nazi symbols in Ukraine

20.05.2017, Ukraine.

Symbols of the 1st Galician SS Division do not fall under the law banning Communist and Nazi propaganda, according to Vladimir Vyatrovich, the Director of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory (UINM) on May 18. This statement was an official response to a request by Strana.ua, an independent Ukrainian online newspaper.

Journalists from Strana.ua asked Vladimir Vyatrovich to explain the legitimacy in using the symbols of the 1st Galician SS Division in the light of the Ukrainian law “On Condemning the Communist and National-Socialist (Nazi) Totalitarian Regimes on Ukraine and Forbidding the Propaganda of their Symbols”.  The law was ratified in April 2015.  Continue reading

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Supporters of Stepan Bandera are offended by society’s reaction after they shot a taxi driver

17.05.2017, Ukraine.

Supporters of the former Right Sector (organization banned in Russia) leader acted in defense of the Ukrainian ultra-nationalists who shot a taxi driver, on May 15, “VESTI.RU” Russian online newspaper reported.

The representative of Yarosh National Initiative organization [Dmitry Yarosh is a former leader of the Right Sector, (organization banned in Russia) – Editor], Andrey Sharaskin, in his comments regarding the shooting of a taxi driver, stated: the attackers will be punished.  At the same time, he noted that Yarosh supporters are offended at social network users, and the residents of the city of Kamensky for reacting in condemnation of those who brutally assaulted the taxi driver.

According to Dmitry Yarosh’s representative, one of the attackers, a veteran of the ATO (the so-called Anti-Terrorist Operation of Ukrainian Army in Eastern Ukraine), considered a taxi driver’s show of indifference towards “the great verses” of the Ukrainian nationalist greeting to be insulting, when (instead) he should be grateful for “peace and tranquility in the city of Kamensky [near city of Lugansk in the eastern Ukraine]. Continue reading

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Taxi driver was shot for speaking Russian language in Ukraine

17.05.2017, Ukraine.

Taxi driver was beaten and shot in his leg for speaking Russian, said the spokeswoman  of Dnepropetrovsk region police department Anna Starchevskaya, TASS news agency reports on May 15

The conflict took place between the taxi driver and the passengers because the driver spoke Russian. One of the passengers started to beat the taxi driver with a stick. Later it turned out that the attacker was a bodyguard of former Right Sector (organization banned in Russia) leader Dmytro Yarosh. When the driver ran away, a few shots presumably from “Makarov” handgun were made in his direction. Continue reading

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Kiev to declare 2017 the Year of the Bandera Nazis

02.05.2017, Ukraine.

Kiev City Council approved the bill “On announcing 2017 as the year of the Ukrainian revolution and Ukrainian Insurgent Army (organization banned in Russia – Rossa Primavera News Agency) in the city of Kiev” on 27th of April, says the official City Council’s site.

The bill includes a search for memorable places linked with Ukrainian revolution and with the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN, organization banned in Russia), a celebration of centennial of Ukrainian revolution and the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the UIA (organization banned in Russia). Cultural, scientific, and educational events will be organized, research-to-practice conferences will be held together with exhibitions during the celebration. Continue reading

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In Italy there is an urge to ban Facebook pages which justify fascism

26.04.2017, Italy.

On April 25, in her address to Facebook’s administration, Laura Boldrini, the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy, stated the need to ban the propaganda of fascist and Nazi ideas through the Facebook social network, reported the RIA Novosti news agency.

In Laura Boldrini’s address it is said that fascist manifestations, as well as all forms of fascist apologetics, are prohibited in Italy.  Laura Boldrini informed her audience that according to a survey which was conducted by the National Association of the Italian Partisans (ANPI), about 2700 Facebook pages in Italy are related to right-wing extremism. 300 of them are of an openly fascist nature. This is why the discussion has now become important. Since Facebook, as a social network, is one of the most important tools of youth communication, the existence of pro-fascist pages poses a real threat today, said the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy. Continue reading

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