Russian Federation

Mob storms Dagestan airport in search of Jewish passengers

Local people also besieged a hotel in search of Jewish guests and stormed the airport after reports emerged that a flight from Tel Aviv was arriving in the city.

New Russian law bans book covers with Nazi symbols

A new law in Russia is cracking down on book covers with Nazi symbols, mandating bookstores to remove offending history books from their shelves.

Russian actor compares unvaccinated public to Jews during Holocaust

A famous Russian actor sparked criticism after he took to the stage to slam Moscow’s restrictions for unvaccinated people while wearing a yellow Star of David badge at an awards ceremony.

Jewish community building in Moscow was attacked

Unknown assailants set fire to the building of the Jewish community "Shamir" in the Perovo District of Moscow, and painted "Death to Jews" and a swastika.

Holocaust memorial desecrated near St. Petersburg

In Puschkin, Leningrad region, a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust "Formula of Sorrow" was vandalized with offensive inscription in white paint.

Russian university fires lecturer who denied Holocaust

A prestigious university in Moscow said it would fire a professor who denied the Holocaust on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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