The Russian interior ministry will specifically control investigation of all recent cases connected with national and religious extremism, said national policy minister Vladimir Zorin after his Thursday meeting with interior minister Boris Gryzlov to RIA Novosti.
The investigation should be conducted "thoroughly, without hasty conclusions, but punishment should be adequate to the danger posed by national and religious extremism", said the national policy minister.
In recent months Russia has witnessed more frequent attacks of young men, who call themselves "skinheads", at people from the Caucasian republics and foreigners. Also, criminals have set several anti-Semitic placards with explosive devices.
Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said