17.06.2019

On One Hectare

In recent days, newsfeeds have been flooded with headline-grabbing reports from the village of Chemodanovka, the site of a conflict between “residents” and “gypsies,” as this event is portrayed in the media. An all-out brawl, whose details and causes are…read more

24.04.2019

Authorized Xenophobia

Migrant workers have always been a convenient instrument of manipulation. When society is in an uproar, particularly after a crime has been committed by a foreigner, officials take their cue from nationalists and assign collective responsibility to all migrants without…read more

04.02.2019

You may not be an anti-fascist, but…

In January, anti-fascists are remembered in Russia as marches are held in memory of Anastasia Baburova and Stanislav Markelov, who were killed in 2009. Only the Moscow march was approved; in Saint Petersburg, anti-fascists have been remembered for years without…read more