Neo-Nazi Skinheads Sentenced to up to Six Years in Prison for Murder

Four skinheads were sentenced on Tuesday to prison terms ranging from 2.5 to six years for murdering a Kyrgyz national the day after the 2010 nationalist rally in central Moscow. On December 11, a 5,000-strong crowd of nationalists and football hooligans clashed with the police following the death of Spartak Moscow soccer fan Yegor Sviridov, … Continue reading

Neo-Nazi ‘Militants’ Arrested in Russia

A Moscow court arrested two alleged neo-Nazi activists accused of a killing spree that took the lives of a prominent judge, an anti-fascist leader and, possibly, many other opponents of the far right ideology. Vyacheslav Isayev and Maxim “Baklazhan” (Eggplant) Baklagin face life sentence on charges of hate murder, attacking a judge and illegally obtaining … Continue reading