Confederations Cup: Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary generalSport April 25, 21:20
Russian diplomat suggests UN should develop strategy to fight fake newsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 20:16
Putin backs creation of system to promote Russian goods on domestic marketBusiness & Economy April 25, 19:15
OSCE concerned over Russia’s declaring Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist organizationWorld April 25, 19:00
Russia to complete import substitution program for helicopter engines by 2019Military & Defense April 25, 18:39
Government is not going to reject floating ruble rate, Putin saysBusiness & Economy April 25, 18:10
Russian Navy rids itself of dependence on Ukrainian enginesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:55
Ukraine's refusal to continue military cooperation prompts Russia to create new industriesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:50
FIFA Secretary General on her mission and expectations from Confederations CupSport April 25, 17:39
MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. Russia’s nationalist movement is divided over the Ukrainian conflict, a deputy head of the Interior Ministry's main anti-extremism department said on Monday.
"There is a visible split in the Russian nationalist movement amid the events in Ukraine," Vladimir Makarov told a meeting of the Russian presidential council for civil society and human rights.
The official said some members of Russia’s nationalist organizations are participating in combat actions alongside with Ukraine’s pro-nationalist volunteer battalions, while the others support Donetsk and Luhansk.
A range of measures has been taken by authorities in an effort to prevent the departure to Ukraine of the representatives of Russia’s nationalist organizations, he said.
Over the past three years, the number of extremism-related violent crimes committed by the nationalist organisations in Russia has been on decline, the official added.
"Criminal proceedings have been initiated over the three years against the prominent nationalist ideologists and leaders of autonomous pro-fascist groups that carried out the assaults," he said.