Window on Eurasia: Russians Now Feel They Are Second Class Citizens in Their Own Country, Moscow Writer Says

Paul Goble, Window On Eurasia, June 6, 2011

Six months after the clashes in Manezh Square, radical Russian nationalists groups are increasing their activity, supported by the increasing number of ethnic Russians who feel that they are second class citizens in their own country because the powers that be are giving more support to North Caucasians and Central Asian immigrants.

In an article in Friday’s “Nezavisimaya gazeta” entitled “Russians Feel a Sense of National Inequality in Their Own Country,” Maksim Glukharev provides a wealth of detail on the activities of radical Russian nationalist groups, pointing out that Moscow has banned only three of “about 30” and allowed the banned groups to operate under different names.

But the most intriguing portion of his article concerns the attitudes among ordinary Russians as opposed to members of elite groups that help explain why an increasing number of the former are supporting the nationalists and why few of the latter are willing to talk about this increasingly dangerous trend (www.ng.ru/politics/2011-06-03/1_nacionalizm.html).

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Glukharev points out that “the activity of the [Russian nationalist radicals] frequently has mass support from the side of ordinary people who observe the complete escape from punishment of representatives of diaspora communities. People,” he says, “feel sharply the injustice of the existing situation.”

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When leaders, including Vladimir Putin, deny the obvious, claiming that there is no ethnic dimension to this or that crime, Russians become even angrier because from their point of view it is obvious that there is just such a dimension. “This situation gives rise to that objective component of dissatisfaction which was displayed in the Manezh Square” last December.

That component can be described as the sense that many Russians have that they are being treated less well than members of other ethnic groups and that officialdom is protecting the minorities rather than the ethnic Russians. And not surprisingly, such feelings are being used by “various extremist organizations.”

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  • Preston Wiginton

    Organizations in Russia such as the SOVA center, Russia’s SPLC will push for “civil rights” in for the minorities in Russia. We all know what that did to America. I can only hope that Russians know also and can save their people and nation.

  • Anonymous

    Some of you were probably thinking that Eastern Europe would be saved from multiculturalism.

    No way!

    This genocide against white people is being implemented in all white countries and only white countries. In Poland there are plenty of Muslim refugees from Chechnya, you can see blacks in almost every town (but frankly these are mostly well-educated blacks – usually doctors), every soap opera has black actors, there are plenty of Vietnamese and Mongolians everywhere. Race mixing is promoted constantly. Because of this and the fact that plenty of young white Poles work temporarily in Western Europe, many of them found African or Asian spouses. Poland also has extremely low birh rate. This is also relevant to Czech Republic and Slovakia (they have huge Gypsy problem aditionally).

    So it’s safe to say that now Eastern Europe joined the “prestigious” anti-white genocidal club.

  • Anonymoose

    Let’s keep one small thing in mind. When we talk about the majority populations declining in Western countries, we really are talking about something else.

    Particularly considering the United States, the majority population (whites of European descent) is not decreasing. What is happening is that America essentially is adding another country to the existing country. Even if European countries are experiencing demographic declines, their native populations for the most part are not truly failing. What is happening is that they too are growing another country within their border.

    If this is going happen, the “majority” population has to take steps to defend its own rights. That means the right to education, elementary through graduate and professional, the right to political representation, the right maintain its local communities without being subject to harassment for doing so, the right to enter into and advance in careers, the right to assist disadvantaged members of its own community in pursuing career and education, and the right to demand that outreach programs reach out equally.

    If the “majority” populations fail to establish their right to do these things, in the end, when they become the minority, or even before, they will lose the power to ever rectify their situation within the framework of law and public policy.

  • highduke

    Ironically Nezavismaya Gazeta is as controled by the govt as any other media so the fact that they’d print such an article means that it’s been approved by the govt itself bc the Eastern mentality is that the masses should be more nationalistic than the govt so that they elect a nationalistic alternative, plus the article is partly for foreign consumption to show Westerners that Putin’s Russia is closer to them than WW2 Italy or Germany, which isn’t the case.

  • Hirsch

    This might not be a popular sentiment on this board, but while in the US the label of “hate group” is used to silence debate, there are some genuinely dangerous nationalist fringe groups in Russia. The “Russian Nationalist Party” has made a video that is doing the rounds on the internet, wherein they first shoot one immigrant, and then decapitate the other one. Like the Berg/ Al Qaeda video, it has been making the rounds of the internet, but I refuse to watch it.

    You have a right to legislate, caucus, to self-defense, and even (if you have the will) to secede. You don’t have a right to cut peoples’ heads off.

  • Anonymous

    This isn’t the first time ethnic Russians have been treated like second-class citizens in their own country. What’s in it for Putin though? Who’s behind it this time?

  • Anonymous

    @2) Poland is less than 5% nonwhite (probably less than 1%). I doubt the number of blacks is over 10,000.

  • Peter the Great, born June 9

    We met a very White Russian who hates blacks, finds them disgusting, entirely unacceptable and useless, and complains loudly in public when the blacks act, well, act like blacks, which means “typical”.

    (We suspect being called a “racist” in Russia is a compliment.)

    Whenever he has an encounter, he always speaks his mind in Russian, which of course confuses the blacks, but not enough that they don’t know they are being cussed out while called every delightful racial epitaph for blacks in the Russian language.

    He tell us they look dumb-struck at first, then their eyes get huge and their nostrils flair.

    He holds his ground, then says very calmly, “I just paid you the respect of speaking to your in my native tongue, now I wish you would return the favor and speak to me in yours.”

    They look confused, then he says, “You are speaking to me in the White Man’s English, and you don’t look English to me, you look African. I want to year you speak to me in your native African dialect.”

    Sometimes, he’s had to flee the scene before po-leece show up. All the police around here are members in good standing of the NAACP, as are our mayor, city council, etc. etc. etc. unto our eternal misery…

    God bless Russia, and may it stay White and get Whiter!

    The greatest tragedy of White Humanity in our history were Whites-on-Whites wars of WWI and WWII. We killed our own kind, and now we are too weak to keep our the black and brown hordes.

  • Paul

    ‘The “Russian Nationalist Party” has made a video that is doing the rounds on the internet, wherein they first shoot one immigrant, and then decapitate the other one’

    This would be a small group of criminals and lowlives. I doubt they represent any serious group of white nationalists

  • Lauren

    Peter the Great, we are NOT too weak (yet) to keep out the black and brown hordes. Traitors among us mastermind/facilitate/enforce our replacement by blacks and browns.

    Whites are behind the brainwashing of white youth (and eternally gullible/sentimental white females). Whites take bribes from hostile foreign interests, to subvert the rule of law, and to open our country to disadvantageous immigration. Whites run the SPLC. They ran the NAACP.

    Whether out of greed for bribes, or driven by the narcissistic need to conform to extremes of egalitarian ideology, it is white traitors who are our greatest enemies.

    Common among them is he who has the fantasy that his own sub-group will emerge as the new Ruling Class, with the rest of us reduced to Wage Slavery or virtual Serfdom. What our would-be Masters don’t realize (or won’t admit to themselves) is that they are weakening the West as a whole, and that they are setting the stage for world domination by Northeast Asians.

    When that happens, their fortunes will be confiscated, and many of them will be liquidated. Considering how quickly things are accelerating, what I’m predicting may happen within these Traitors’ lifetimes.

  • Sardonicus

    “Some of you were probably thinking that Eastern Europe would be saved from multiculturalism.”

    Yes, the infection of multiculturalism has spread to Eastern Europe, but the disease is still in its initial stages, while I’ve afraid it is reaching a terminal stage in formerly Great Britain, the United States and much of Western Europe.

    The Russians, despite endemic poverty and corruption, still have a healthy unashamed sense of racial nationalism that may yet save them. The same is true of the Baltic Republics, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania and the Czech Republic. In a world of diminished hope, I still cling to a vague hope that Eastern Europe may yet escape the grim multicultural/degenerate fate in store for the rest of us.

  • Anonymous

    9 — Paul wrote at 10:38 PM on June 9:

    ‘The “Russian Nationalist Party” has made a video that is doing the rounds on the internet, wherein they first shoot one immigrant, and then decapitate the other one’

    This would be a small group of criminals and lowlives. I doubt they represent any serious group of white nationalists

    ——————————————————-

    You think those “immigrants” don’t/won’t do the same and WORSE to Whites all over the world? Far too many Whites are ignorant of REAL life in the world today, thereby they become weak and complacent. They cannot stomach violence, unlike our ancestors, hundreds of years ago in Europe, who did what they had to do to save themselves and their racial kin. Violence and war was the norm throughout OUR history.

    Now we play “fair” with our hands tied behind our backs. How our enemies must laugh at our stupidity and weakness. When you condemn any WN, be careful of what you do. Our racial enemy LOVES people like you.

  • white is right, black is whack

    9 — Paul wrote at 10:38 PM on June 9:

    ‘The “Russian Nationalist Party” has made a video that is doing the rounds on the internet, wherein they first shoot one immigrant, and then decapitate the other one’

    This would be a small group of criminals and lowlives. I doubt they represent any serious group of white nationalists

    True. Just because a few people of a movement use violence doesn’t mean they all do. I find violence disgusting and deplorable as well, unless it’s self-defense. It’s like in the South. They made all the whites against the civil rights movement look like violent, uneducated bigots. Not all of them were violent or even called for it. We need to call people out who do that because it makes your movement and philosophy look bad. Like with people who kill abortion doctors. The people who are just simply against abortion distance themselves from those people just as we need to distance ourselves from acts of violence.

    Then again…this video could be a set up to make it look like someone from their party did that, too. In any case, myself, and I hope most of us on this board, frown upon violence unless it’s self defense.

  • Preston Wiginton

    Tho low lives that you are referring to posted the video in 2008. They demanded that leader of an organization, NSO, National Socialist Society, Dmitry Rumansyev be set free after the organization was finally shut down. NSO was the parent organization of Format 18. Format 18 produced over 100 videos of them beating and bashing immigrants. Format 18 had over 300,000 supporters in Russia. One cell of NSO was reported to have killed over 600 immigrants in one year. Between 2004 and 2008, when NSO was active, were the lowest years on record for (non-white) immigration into the Russian Federation that was founded in 1990.

    Violence to Russians is an everyday event in Russia and Russians actually fighting back is an everyday event as well.

  • Preston Wiginton

    And let it be noted that during the time that NSO ran the streets there were no Islamic terrorist events in Russia either. Shortly after they were banned Islamic radicals, mainly Chechens started bombing the metros again as well as DME airport.

  • Miss Whitey

    I hope that the Russians keep fighting for their country. If they don’t they WILL become a minority in their own country. Then they will be marginalized like White people in America are becoming marginalized.

    The poster #5—Hirsch stated that there are violent nationalist groups in Russia. There probably are and I don’t agree with violence either. However, we must remember that even when pro-White groups are peaceful, the media will describe them as violent and racist.

  • Preston Wiginton

    This is just short list of terrorist acts in Russia against Russians..

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/24/russian-terror-attacks-timeline

    Please add the DME airport bombing in January 24, 2011, killing 31, injuring 130.

    These are just the major acts.

    76% or rapes in Russia are committed by non Russians, one of the most notorious was the rape of 15 year old Anna Beshnova, by a 33 year old Uzbek who also strangled her to death as 30 of his peers cheered him on.

    On regular basis there are stories of Russian women being cut up and organs sold or of the Russian women being sold/auctioned into sex slavery.

    War against the Russians is an everyday way of life.

    So what is one to do?

    Of course in America one can not promote violence, but what is a Russian to do? Take it?

  • Browser

    “In Poland there are plenty of Muslim refugees from Chechnya.

    You can see blacks in almost every town (but frankly these are mostly well-educated blacks – usually doctors); every soap opera has black actors… Race mixing is promoted constantly.”

    Well-educated blacks, usually doctors? That’s even worse! Well mannered Sydney Poitier types. That’s how they soften up the population in order get their foot in the door, before all the hordes of others come pouring in behind them — when it’s too late. It’s better to let the public see what they’re like right from the beginning.

    “Poland is less than 5% nonwhite (probably less than 1%). I doubt the number of blacks is over 10,000.” ..Anonymous

    That’s still too many! Any amount of blacks in a white country is too many. An invasion always starts out with some number, however small — and then it grows before you know it.

    Not too many years ago, the same thing could have been said of France and Britain. Oh, they had just a few nonwhites, a tiny number, just enough to make life colorful and “vibrant”. Yeah! Well, look at them now! They’re being overwhelmed by all that color and vibrancy. The floodgates are open and can’t be closed.

    Has Eastern Europe learned nothing from the mistakes of Western Europe?

  • Browser

    — Lauren wrote:

    we are NOT too weak (yet) to keep out the black and brown hordes. Traitors among us mastermind and facilitate our replacement by blacks and browns.

    Whites are behind the brainwashing of white youth (and eternally gullible white females). Whites run the SPLC. (Until recently) they ran the NAACP… it is white traitors who are our greatest enemies.

    Common among them is he who has the fantasy that his own sub-group will emerge as the new Ruling Class, with the rest of us reduced to Serfdom. What our would-be Masters don’t realize (or won’t admit to themselves) is that they are weakening the West as a whole, and that they are (in essence, cutting off the branch that they are sitting on).

    ……………………

    Wow. Great post from another AR poster who really “gets it”! I see Lauren has been studying her NAACP history and understands what’s really going on behind the stage scenery. Would that all were so well informed!

    Yes, we are surrounded by enemies who seek our demise; but the worst, most dangerous, enemies of all are the enemies within, the enemies who pass among us as our own.

  • Anonymous

    The difference between the Nationalists in Russia, and other White Nations, less Countries like Greece, and Serbia, is that the Russians are willing to do what ever it takes to defend their Country, and their people.

    Oddly enough, the Cultural Marxism that was deported to the West has now been internalized, to its peril, where the Country which was once the source of all Communist thought and practice, now espouses true Nationalism. This is mind blowing, but true.

    Now, if we could only get Germany, Austria, France, and Britain back into the Nationalist camp, again.