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4,500 Russian-Germans Demonstrate Against Migrant Crime in Baden-Württemberg

The Russian immigrant community in Germany may have more balls than the post-'45 sissyfied native population

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Originally Appeared at Politically Incorrect. Translated from the German by Susan Neumann

Many assume that Turks make up the largest immigrant group [in Germany]. This impression is understandable because they tend to stand out and they usually voice themselves more loudly. The largest group migrating to Germany in the last few decades, however, is the repatriating Russian-Germans. Since the wall came down, about 3 million people have come to Germany from Eastern Europe, mostly from Russia — since 1950 the repatriate population totals to more than 4.5 million. Even when most of them have successfully integrated themselves into today's German society and are no longer distinguishable, they hold onto many of the classic German virtues.

So it’s not surprising that, according to information given by the media, more than 4,500 Russian-Germans took to the streets in Baden-Württemberg on the weekend to demonstrate against violence committed by foreigners. The number is probably much higher.

There were over 20 demonstrations in the Southwest, according to Germany’s Federal Ministry of the Interior. In Villingen-Schwenningen alone (Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis,) about 1,300 Russian-Germans demonstrated under the motto “Against violence and for more security in Germany.”  People were holding banners painted with “I’m afraid for my grandchildren” and “respect for German culture.”

About 400 people gathered outside the town hall in Rastatt, as well as in Lahr (Ortenaukreis). Mainly repatriates gathered together in the town square, according to the police. The mayor had to face heated discussion and answer questions posed by 350 demonstrators on the topic of the refugees. Some of the protests reached all the way to the accommodations for asylum seekers. In Ellwangen (Ostalbkreis), the police had at first counted 150 people gathered at the marketplace. Police then recounted: "From there, a march began through Ellwangen, which finally ended up in front of the entrance gate of the official reception center. On the way through the city, more and more citizens joined the protest parade, so that at the end, 500 people were positioned in front of the former barracks of Ellwangen.”

Bavaria, Hamburg, and Berlin were also places of protest. According to media reports, 700 people demonstrated in front of the Chancellery. About 200 demonstrators gathered at the town square in Augsburg. They called out in favor of defending “German and Christian values.” Speeches were made partly in Russian and objected to violent fugitives. Between 40 and 400 Russian-Germans protested in Nuremberg, Erlangen, Ansbach and Neustadt an der Aisch.

The media’s dirty game

The media are trying to squelch the flames of protest by saying that the demonstrators only came because they were simply taken in by a false report of a Russian girl who was raped in Berlin. Those who’ve followed the protests closely can quickly tell that this case of rape, whether it be true or not, is simply the snowflake that started the avalanche. Thanks to incidents in Cologne and many other cities in Germany, many people have witnessed the violence of “rapefugees”.

Resuscitating the West

It seems as though these Germans conserved their values and their spirit of resistance while they were [exiled] within Russia, and are now breathing some life into the paralyzed nature of the West Germans. The East [Germany], in particular Dresden, has shown how it’s done. Now this [spirit of resistance] is moving westward. Thank you, dear Russian-Germans!


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