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Articles with tag "Racism"
Vatican Confirms Apology to Moscow Over Pope's Comments
The Vatican confirmed on Thursday that it had apologized to Russia after Pope Francis made comments in which he singled out the allegedly cruel role of...
How the Pope's Racist Comments Parrot Russian Propaganda
In an interview with America Magazine published on Monday, Pope Francis off-handedly disparaged Russia's Buryat and Chechen ethnic minorities, characterizing...
Russia Outlaws Anti-Women ‘Male State’ Group as ‘Extremist’
The ultra-nationalist movement has carried out abuse campaigns against women and minorities in recent years.
Russian Ultra-Nationalist Who Campaigned Against Sushi Ad’s Black Model Arrested – Reports
The "Male State" founder was reportedly detained while crossing the Azerbaijani border, but Azerbaijan authorities denied this.
Russian Sushi Chain Pushes Back Against Racist Attacks
A fellow sushi restaurant had earlier received threats and abuse by a far-right hate group over its ad that featured a black model.
one step forward, two steps back
Russian Sushi Chain Apologizes for Ad Featuring Black Man
The chain said it received a barrage of threats and abuse after the leader of an ultra-nationalist hate group shared it.
No Non-Slavs or Excess Fun in Branded Material, Russia’s Public Services Portal Says
The Communications Ministry later promised to issue new guidelines with amended wording.
'heroism has no skin color'
Drowned Nigerian Student’s Russian Wife Says Faces Racist Online Attacks
The threats stem from a notorious nationalist and anti-women blogger who previously founded the “Male State” hate group.
Russia Warns of Anti-White 'Aggression' in U.S.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned against "political correctness taken to the point of absurdity."
Obama Blackface Skit on Kremlin-Funded TV Sparks Outrage
“We now go live to the dark side of America’s history,” the host says before introducing the fake Obama.
Racial Discrimination Row Hits Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center
The museum blamed the job posting, which listed “Slavic appearance” as a requirement, on an HR contractor.
Despite Its Complicated Past, Soviet Antiracism Was Ahead of the Historical Curve
Its successes, failures, and mistakes can still serve as crucial bases for historical reflection and political action.
'criticized for existing'
Popular Blogger Receives Threats for Criticizing Racism in Russia
Maria Tunkara took to TikTok to dispute claims that racism doesn’t exist in Russia amid anti-racism protests in the U.S.
Russian Ballet's Use of Blackface Ignites Online Controversy
Prominent African-American ballet dancer Misty Copeland said the Bolshoi Theater's use of blackface highlights “the reality of the ballet world.”
FC Zenit St. Petersburg Fans Accused of Racism Over Reaction to Black Player’s Signing
A fan banner at a recent match reportedly referenced a 2012 manifesto calling the absence of black players “an important tradition.”
Russian Footballer Punished Over ‘Racist’ Comments, Issues Apology
“It’s weird when a black player plays for the Russian national team,” Pogrebnyak said.
Russian Footballer Pogrebnyak Could Face Ban Over 'Racist' Comments
The head of the Presidential Human Rights Council said Pogrebnyak's statement “felt racist.”
Anti-Semitism in Russia Falls Since U.S.S.R., Sociologists Say
The Levada Center's most recent polling number found that 80 percent of respondents said anti-Semitism levels have receded.
Xenophobia on the Rise in Russia, Poll Says
Rising negativity was most pronounced toward the Roma, Chinese and Vietnamese ethnic groups, with year-on-year spikes of at least 14 percent.
Russian Footballers Union Condemns Racist Fan Abuse Against New Player
“There may be black in our team’s colors, but there is only white in our supporters ranks,” fans said.
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