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Nationalist riots in Kharkov
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Neonazi attack on Vesti Newspaper in Kiev
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(Deutsch) Buchpräsentation: Neonazis und der Euromaidan – am 7. Juli in Berlin
14. Jun 2014
Ukrainian Nazis are attacking the Russian Embassy in Kiev
21. May 2014
Armed, masked neo-Nazis try to kidnap left activists

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On the 16th of March 2015 at 2:42 pm in the Ukrainian city Kostyantynivka in the Donetsk Oblast an ukrainian armored vehicle ran over a mother who was traveling with her two children. One of the children, an 8 year old girl was killed on the spot. The mother and her other child was taken to the hospital. According to some reports, the mother is currently in a coma.

Lenta.ru reported that Ukrainian soldiers were attacked after these events from the local population with stones and got almost lynched. The Ukrainian army sent more troops to bring the situation under control. However, even then the soldiers were beaten by family members of the victims.


Recently, a video appeared on the Internet, which shows the brutal assault on the oil refinery of Odessa. In the video one can see masked militant thugs storming the doors of the guard post of the refinery. The masked men are supported by armed soldiers with the insignia of the Ukrainian army. The guards of the refinery are thereby forcibly dragged, thrown to the ground and threatened with weapons. The management of the oil refinery of Odessa reported that the storming of the oil refinery started with militant groups such as the mercenaries structure of titanium, which is paid and managed by the Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi. In addition, there was a complicity on the part of the police. It was not the first attempt of the oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi to bring the refinery under his control. Kolomojskyj is also known for financing the neo-Nazi “Azov” battalion in the past.


The 3rd Committee of the UN General Assembly made on initiative of 31 countries a resolution against xenophobia, racism, neo-Nazism and the glorification of Hitler fascism. For the vote on 11.21.2014 only three countries voted against the resolution: Ukraine, USA and Canada.

The official title of the resolution was “. The fight against the glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance” and included 48 points, in which the signatory states should undertake to pay particular attention to xenophobic and Neo-Nazi tendencies and to outlaw them. In these 48 points, the signatory States should for example unreservedly condemn the denial of the Holocaust and they expressed deep concerns about the glorification of the Nazi movement and Nazism in any form. This includes the glorification of former members of the Waffen-SS and the erection of monuments and memorials and also the holding of public demonstrations in honor of these.

For the ratification of the document voted 115 countries. 55 countries, including the EU member countries abstained. Of particular concern is that Germany, which is due to its history in a particular responsibility also included.

The full text of the UN resolution, as well as the results of the voting are available on the web.