Russian Federation

Swastikas daubed on Chabad centre in Russia

Unidentified vandals scrawled antisemitic slogans on the fence of a Jewish cultural centre in the Russian village of Lyubavichi, the cradle of the Chabad Hasidic movement.

Russian football federation fined for fans’ neo-Nazi banner at World Cup

Russia’s football federation has been fined by FIFA because a fan displayed a neo-Nazi banner at a World Cup game.

Flames ravage Russian Jewish cemetery

A fire that raged for hours in the city of Voronezh in Russia consumed large parts of its 19th century Jewish cemetery.

Report: Antisemitism running wild on Russian social media

While Facebook is taking steps to rid its platform of racist and inciting content, Russian-language social-media sites are reportedly letting such material run rampant.

Russian Jew beaten to death in St. Petersburg

An investigation was opened into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mikhail Verevskoy, 27, who was brutally beaten five days earlier while on his way to his home in St. Petersburg.

Vandals confuse Armenians with Jews and damage the wrong monument

Vandals have damaged a monument symbolising Russian-Armenian friendship in Novokuznetsk. Given that the message was addressed to the Jews, the vandals presumably confused the monuments.

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