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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Neo-Nazis Rally in City

About 50 Russian neo-Nazi protesters marched in front of the South African Embassy on Tuesday condemning next month's first multiracial parliamentary elections there and calling for the establishment of a whites-only state.


The marchers, most in their late teens, carried signs reading, "Down with black communism." They raised their arms in fascist salutes and lit torches.


"The situations with Russia and South Africa are very similar," said march organizer Andrei Arkhipov, of the little-known group calling itself the Right Radical Party of Russia. "The Russians who founded this nation find themselves in an inferior position, just like the Afrikaner whites who founded their nation."


South African Embassy spokesman Wim Kotze belittled the march and distanced the embassy from it.


He said South African citizens living in Russia will be able to vote on April 26 and should call the embassy for information.