Anti-migrant rally in the Moscow region
In the evening of September 13, 2021, several hundred residents of the village of Buzhaninovo near Sergiev Posad, Moscow came together for a gathering. The reason for the gathering was the rape and murder of a local 67-year-old (or 65-year-old) resident. The protesters came to the dormitory of the local enterprise Ekookna, where migrant workers live, and demanded to remove all non-locals from Buzhaninovo. They were looking through the windows for the migrant workers and shouted racist slogans.
Russian Nationalism and Xenophobia in August 2021
The following is our monthly review of instances of xenophobia and radical nationalism, along with any government countermeasures, for August 2021.