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Young Guard 'Extremist'

A number of articles on the web site of the pro-Kremlin Young Guard movement are inciting social and ethnic hatred, Moscow prosecutors said, a blogger reported Thursday.

LiveJournal blogger Xorax requested that prosecutors look into articles in the Marginal Show section of “about six months ago.” He did not name the articles, but said the whole section was “chock full of flak directed at the Georgian people, sexual minorities and everyone considered displeasing” to the group.

In a reply dated Nov. 30, prosecutors said they did not open any cases over the publications, but requested that the movement remove the articles and the provider to block access to them. The pages remained online Thursday.


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