Threats, bricks and discrimination in the Netherlands

6th April

Threats to restaurants, a supermarket and a brick thrown through windows. 11 reported accounts of discrimination including banned from attending a sports event, banned from accessing notary services, cancelled from music events. These are the reported ones, they think it is thetip of the iceberg.

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Death threats to Russians’ posters put up in London

22nd March

The posters depict pigs in the colors of the Russian flag with text “Good Russian = Dead Russian.” According to Russian news outlets Ridovka They appeared in London, and the logo of the London Public Transport Corporation can be seen in the background of the photo shared by Ridovka

2022 Institute for Genocide Studies, available at https://instituteforthestudyofgenocide.org/a-good-russian-is-a-dead-russian-posters-were-seen-in-the-uk-rt-world-news/

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

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Soviet war memorials vandalised in central and eastern Europe

14th March

Bratislava landmark Slavín, a war memorial dedicated to the Soviet Red Army, was painted blue and yellow on 2 March. Slavín is one of the biggest war memorials in Slovakia and serves as a cemetery for thousands of Belarussian, Russian and Ukrainian soldiers.

In Brno, the second biggest city of the Czech Republic, anti-Russian graffiti was sprayed at several locations, including a statue representing a soldier of the Soviet army. An unknown person sprayed blue and yellow paint on its pedestal. Authorities have refused to remove it.

In the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, a debate has started about the removal of the Soviet Army Monument, which stands in the heart of the city. Several messages to Russia were written on it – “murderers”, “occupiers” and “freedom of Ukraine”.

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Milton Keynes girl bullied

12th March

Police have met with Milton Keynes residents who are of Russian and Ukrainian origin to discuss hate crime.

And they have reassured them that everybody who lives or works in MK has a right to feel safe here.

A police spokesman said today: “We discussed their experiences of hate crime, how we investigate them and how to make a report to us when English isn’t your first language.

“We also spoke to a young girl who told us that she has been bullied at school in recent weeks.”

MK Citizen, published by JPI Media Ltd