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June 23, 1998
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Russian President Boris Yeltsin said Russia must stop the spread of neo-Nazism. Referring to anti-Semitism and the idea of national supremacy, Yeltsin asked, “Will the Russians allow the most fearful ideology ever known to mankind to take root on our soil?” Yeltsin made the comments as Russia marked 57 years since the defeat of Nazism and amid reports of recent attacks on Asians and Africans in Russia.

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