Putin venerates St Nicholas's relics in Cathedral of the SaviorSociety & Culture May 24, 21:53
Putin points out Russia’s good relations with EgyptRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 21:30
Ukraine names conditions for Minsk accords' political part implementationWorld May 24, 20:44
Blaze-stricken Siberian areas expecting downpours that may quash firesSociety & Culture May 24, 19:45
Contact Group on Ukraine proposes more areas of disengagementWorld May 24, 19:39
Russian Emergencies Ministry says over 70 homes burn down in SiberiaSociety & Culture May 24, 18:49
International Chekhov Theater festival opens its doors for 13th time in MoscowSociety & Culture May 24, 18:44
Putin decorates commandoes for two-day face-to-face clash with militants in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 18:31
Experts say rising military spending to push Europe to reconsider NATO’s roleRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 17:56
MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russia is deeply concerned about attempts in some European countries to turn a blind eye on neo-Nazi tendencies, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during a meeting with representatives of Russian non-governmental organizations (NGO) on Friday.
"We are deeply concerned about the attempts in certain European countries to turn a blind eye on the developing neo-Nazi tendencies, acts of vandalism against monuments and burials of World War II times," the minister said.
"On the background of the well-known complains about threats to liberal European values, we see the so-called silence of the lambs regarding the state support for regular marches of neo-Nazis in Latvia," Lavrov said.
"This is shameful for the European Union and for NATO, and such actions, which actually connive at insulting memories of millions of victims, ignore decisions of the Nuremburg Tribunal, the UN General Assembly’s resolution against glorification of Nazism."
The minister expressed confidence this problem would remain in focus of Russian NGO’s attention.