05/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Russia Outlaws Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' as Neo-Nazis Rise

(March 26) -- Russian prosecutors have banned Adolf Hitler's 1925 book "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle) over fears that the extremist tract is fueling far-right violence.

Already outlawed by Germany and Austria in the aftermath of World War II, the autobiography-cum-manifesto has in recent years become required reading for some Russian ultranationalist groups, despite the fact that it insults Slavs and calls for the colonization of their motherland.

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