Category Archives: xenophobia

Moscow’s Mexico: Federation Council Drafts New Citizenship Law

This week, the Federation Council announced the creation of new draft legislation entitled, “On Naturalization and Citizenship,” which could be introduced to the Duma as early as this fall. The legislation is intended to be a complete overhaul of Russia’s … Continue reading

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Moscow’s Mexico: Federation Council Drafts New Citizenship Law

This week, the Federation Council announced the creation of new draft legislation entitled, “On Naturalization and Citizenship,” which could be introduced to the Duma as early as this fall. The legislation is intended to be a complete overhaul of Russia’s … Continue reading

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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