Tagged: Russia

Unity Weekend in Moscow a Busy One for Police

It has been a busy Unity Day weekend for police in Moscow, the public holiday that has superceded the original Soviet Union’s October 1917 celebrations marking the triumph of the Communist revolution. With the...


Russian Far-Right “Unity Day” March Called Off

The Russian authorities stopped far-right and ultra-nationalist marchers carrying some of their banners on Saturday, deemed “too offensive”, so the groups involved cancelled their planned march in Moscow, and a number were arrested.