German authorities steal three Munich apartments belonging to Russian Duma member and family

[Editor’s note] This site does not keep a record of all unlawful seizures, regardless of the owners, as these are well documented elsewhere. However, the article mentions prosecutors in Munich and Munich has been prolific in anti-Russian actions.

20th June

Prosecutors in Munich said the Duma lawmaker and his wife — identified only as L. and K. respectively in line with German privacy rules — jointly own two of the apartments in the Bavarian city, and continued to earn money from rent on the properties in violation of sanctions. The bank account that was seized receives monthly rental payments of around 3,500 euros ($3,670), according to prosecutors.

Associated Press, available at https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-politics-germany-european-union-5cc4f5ab90d8fb6209d83f8a54acc0f6

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Russian DJ banned from music festivals for not criticising Russia enough

24th May

Russian DJ and performer Nina Kraviz has been banned from festivals in Detroit, The Hague and Dortmund.

Time magazine launched a campaign against her. Criticism of the ban included

“Music and sports are the only segments which connect people around the world. Leave them alone.”

World Socialist website, published by the International Committee of the Fourth International

German State tv ZDF promotes racist views about Russian heritage

12th April

German EU official Florence Gaub said (translated)

“We should not forget, even if Russians look European, they are not European, in a cultural sense,” Gaub declared in the German-language interview.

“They [Russians] think differently about violence or death,” the EU official continued. “They have no concept of a liberal, post-modern life, a concept of life that each individual can choose. Instead, life simply can end early with death.”

Multipolarista.com and independently funded news outlets

500 reports of attacks on Russian & Ukranians in Germany

16th March

Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has received at least 500 reports including vandalism, burning, broken windows, throwing bottles, paint thrown at premises, threats, harassment, verbal assaults, hoax anthrax threats

DW Akademie, is part of Deutsche Welle which includes federal funding from the German government

Arson attack on school in Berlin

14th March

On Friday, an arson attack was carried out on the International Lomonosov School (ILS) in the Marzahn district of Berlin. According to initial investigations, the attack was motivated by anti-Russian sentiment. “We assume a premeditated act and a connection to the war in Ukraine,” a police spokesman said on Friday.

World Socialist website, published by the International Committee of the Fourth International

Canada, Germany, Japan, Ireland cancel Russian pianists

9th March

Canada’s Montreal Symphony Orchestra banned Alexander Malofeev from performing his recitals. MyScena

Ludmila Berlinskaya lost performance opportunities in Germany and Japan as a result of concert providers not wanting to promote Russian artists at this time. Violin Channel

The Honens International Piano Competition in Canada and the Dublin International Piano Competition in Ireland invite young pianists from around the world to compete for prizes and performance and recording opportunities – but this year, neither will be open to Russian pianists. classical-music.com, published by Our Media and owned by BBC.

Banning Russian music begins

28th February

Valery Gergiev banned from his role as principal conductor of Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, suspended from Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, removed from an opera at La Scala, for refusing to condemn the Russian invasion. Reuters and international press

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