One of these videos was that of the beheading of Shamil Odamanov,which had been filmed in a forest either surrounding Georgia or in the mainland itself. This cold, horrific and barbaric murder was one of the most chilling and horrific things I have ever seen in my entire life.
Neo-Nazi Beheading Video:
Two Neo-Nazis stood in front of a large swastika flag standing behind two dark skinned hostages who were gagged. The look on their faces was that of shock and horror. They told the video camera that they had been "arrested" by the Nationalist Socialist Party of Russia and then one of their captors took out a huge blunt knife and decapitated Shamil Odamanov, the second hostage was shot directly in the heart. During the entire video heavy metal was screeching in the background and the style and presentation of the snuff movie was that of something promotional. It's obvious that this will one day be used to attract and recruit young neo-nazis to help further their cause whilst the rest of the scum are in jail.
Remembering The Fallen:
We must also take time to remember a comrade who was killed in cold blood by another Ultra-Nationalist Russia murder squad. Ivan Khutorskoi was a prominent active member in Antifa but his main passion in life was his love for R.A.S.H music ( Red And Anarchist Skinheads) Ivan Khutorskoi was killed when a hail of bullets entered his home by a group who has yet to claim the murder, until we do find out their identities we will just call them cold-hearted-cowardly-bastards for now. Why was Ivan killed? He was killed because of his beliefs & he was killed because he was proud of what his forefathers fought against.
Total Absence Of Authoritarian Justice:
It comes as no surprise that all though there are many convicted Neo-Nazis that have been charged with racially motivated attacks in Russia and have since retired (and fled in fear of attack against themselves) the authorities in Russia are worryingly complacent about the fanatics of the far-right. Hundreds of marches attended by tens of thousands of National Socialist skinheads are given the go-ahead every year. Politicians directly linked with Dimitri Mednev (who cannot be named for legal reasons) are said to be also directly linked with ultra-nationalist organizations either by showing them support by giving them donations or giving them appraisal. The authority are also very slow to react to attacks against immigrants and refugees from other countries so it's as though the Russian Police don't really give a damn unless it's their own kind...
What Must Be Done?
With Russia slowly descending into 1930s Nazi Germany and 60% of the Russian public supporting some of these extremist groups ideas as well as over 50,000 members in the ultra-nationalist movement it is a depressing outlook for any non-white or antifascist in Russia. But only actions bring about change and complaining to the authorities about this matter is going to get us nowhere. Instead we should be publishing membership lists exposing the kind of people that belong to these organizations, we should be uniting with the immigrants, refugees and everyone else who don't fit into what Nazi scum would call the so-called "master race", we also should be holding benefit gigs and anti-fascist concerts in Moscow as well as holding public rallies too. With the sudden rise in the far-right since the collapse of the Soviet Union in Russia we cannot allow a country that fought so valiantly against those very beliefs to descend into some kind of Neo-Nazi cesspit.
Below are a few documentaries detailing just how bad the situation is in Russia right now:
Plus here's an interesting article from Time magazine:
-West Midlands Unity