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(ˈpɑm yɑt)
an ultraconservative Russian nationalist organization founded in 1980 and noted for disseminating anti-Western and anti-Semitic propaganda.
[< Russian Pámyat' literally, memory]
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(61) Lev Gudkov, "'Pamyat' o voine i massovaya identichnost' rossiyan" ["Memory" of the War and Russian Collective Identity], in Pamyat' o voine 60 let spustya [Memory of the War 60 Years Later], edited by Mikhail Gabovich (Moscow: NLO, 2005), p.
The last words to come from the hand of Adolf Hitler as he prepared for his suicide were a plea to humanity to continue to "resist mercilessly the poisoner of all nations, international Jewry." (1) Numerous groups have heeded the Fuhrer's dying words, from the North America's Aryan Nations to the British Nationalist Front, from Russia's Pamyat Nazi Party to the International Stormfront; Wikipedia, in fact, lists eighty-seven such organizations.
Dugin's "National Bolshevism" arose in concert with the Pamyat' movement of the late 1980s, which in turn is traceable in a direct ideological line back to the infamous Black Hundred movement in the early 20th century--responsible, according to Walter Laqueur, for 700 or so anti-Jewish pogroms.
Near the banks of Lake Baikal they found a grim token of a previous escape attempt: A crude cross bearing the phrase vechnaya pamyat (in everlasting memory), three initials, and a date--1846.
Mrs Moroz urges Eva to go to Ukraine, not to make a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the man who abandoned her mother but to honour Levkovych's memory, to "[g]ive her back her name, her past." This is Eva's first lesson in being Ukrainian, which Moroz says begins vichnaia pamyat, in everlasting memory: "We are people who remember, Eva, even when there is nothing to remember but defeat and death.
Thereafter the authors discuss the apparatchiks' opposition to the reforms; the influence of the local and broader media in buttressing support; the rise and demise of Pamyat' and its possible abuse by Yeltsin in his struggle for power; and Yeltsin's tribulations between October 1987 and scuttling the union via various ad hoc interest groups, including by abusing the nascent democracy movement.
By the early 1980s, Pamyat, a right-wing group that developed from the All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments (an organization dedicated to nature protection and historical conservation), also began to involve itself with environmental questions.
Not only did he lack any earlier ties to the liberal intelligentsia, but one of the most controversial moments of his career had been a highly publicized appearance only a few years earlier before Pamyat, an extreme nationalist and anti-Semitic group.
(111) If they are not at th e Carpahians resort or in Cape May, they might be at a funeral singing Vichnaya Pamyat (196) or at a wedding with bandurists playing.
First up was a Fascist group called Pamyat (Memory) which admired the ultimate Fascist clown Mussolini.