Russian President Vladimir Putin best quotes
“Russia was eternally multicultural”.
“Today more and more often, under the guise of development of democracy and freedom, various nationalist groups are raising their heads. It is important to confront their dangerous influence.”
“If a multi-ethnic society is hit by a bacteria of nationalism it loses its strength and durability”.
“We need to secure the entire Russian youth from the virus of nationalism.”
“We see the rampage of reactionary forces, nationalist and anti-Semitic forces going on in certain parts of Ukraine, including Kiev.”
“Islam is inseparable part of Russia´s society and culture”.
“Those that preach the ideas of nationalism, xenophobia and religious intolerance must be set rigid barriers” “Russia is dedicated to eliminate xenophobia and nationalism”
“We are going to intensify law enforcement activities and do everything we can so to make fascist elements disappear from the political map of our country.”
“What is pure water? What is pure blood? You know that in Russia they say: “If you scratch a Russian you’ll find a Tatar.”
“Regrettably, in some European countries the Nazi virus ‘vaccine’ created at the Nuremberg Tribunal is losing its effect. The situation in Ukraine, where nationalists and other radical groups provoked an anti-constitutional coup d’état in February,causes particular concern in this respect.”
“Those that preach the ideas of nationalism, xenophobia and religious intolerance must be set rigid barriers” “Those who say Russia – for Russians are either dishonest people or provocateurs”
“First and foremost it is worth acknowledging that the demise of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century.”
“The Stalin regime never aimed to exterminate entire ethnic groups.”
“The victory in May 1945 is a symbol of unity of the multinational people of Russia.”
“Russia will never forget Holocaust”. “Soviet defeat of the Nazis should be a warning to those seeking to revive fascism today.”
“The downfall of fascism should become a lesson and a warning that retaliation is inevitable.”
An approximate number of Russian Nationalists imprisoned during the last decade under the notorious Article 282 of the Penal Code (“incitement to racial hatred,”) is around two thousand.