Category Archives: extremism

Russia Declares Open Season on American Brands

For Russians hoping to enjoy a Big Mac, America’s Favorite Fries, and wash down their meal with a Jack Daniels, the news is not good. In a thinly-veiled effort to retaliate against the United States for its Ukraine-related sanctions, Russian … Continue reading

Posted in coca-cola, Cold War, duma, economics, extremism, film, Foreign direct investment, foreign investment, Government of Russia, internet, ldpr, nidan, Putin, sanctions, u.s.-russia relations

Extreme Makeover: Russian Laws Adapt to Rise of Hate Groups

This month, the State Duma passed, and President Putin subsequently signed, a series of amendments to Russian laws intended to help the authorities combat extremism. Over the past few years, xenophobia and racism have risen to dangerous levels in Russia. … Continue reading

Posted in criminal law, extremism, legislation, racism, xenophobia

Extreme Makeover: Russian Laws Adapt to Rise of Hate Groups

This month, the State Duma passed, and President Putin subsequently signed, a series of amendments to Russian laws intended to help the authorities combat extremism. Over the past few years, xenophobia and racism have risen to dangerous levels in Russia. … Continue reading

Posted in criminal law, extremism, legislation, racism, xenophobia