Contents tagged with Night Wolves

  • Member of Russian Night Wolves biker club affiliated with Putin denied entry into Ukraine and banned for three years

    On Saturday, February 17, Ukrainian border guards refused entry to a Russian biker nicknamed “Vodyanoy" of the Night Wolves Russian motorcycle club, the Ukrainian State Border Service reports.

    On Saturday, Vodyanoy arrived on a flight to Boryspil airport where law enforcement officers established that he was a member of the notorious motorcycle gang that had strong connections to Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the border control process, he was informed of the three-year ban on …

  • Putin plans another visit to Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is planning another visit to Crimea. According to Russian media group RBC, he will visit the peninsula August 18-20.

    During the trip, Putin will talk with members of the Tavrida youth camp, which he visited last year. At that time, the camp will be renamed to “Creative Country Team.”

    It has also been stated that Putin will visit the Opera in Chersonesus festival in the Sevastopol Museum, scheduled for August 19-20, as well as the Night Wolves bike show, where …

  • Media: Russian biker club Night Wolves denied presidential grant

    A coordinating committee for the distribution of presidential grants has rejected all three applications for a grant to pay for a project to be completed by the Night Wolves Russian motorcycle club, as reported by Kommersant.

    According to the publication, two grant applications were not submitted for consideration at all.

    The Night Wolves motorcycle organization of the Izmaylovo District in Moscow was not able to substantiate the need for the "Your Russia" project, which would create a …

  • Russian bikers not allowed to enter Poland

    The leader of Russian motoclub "Night Wolves", Alexander Zaldostanov ("Surgeon"), spoke of problems when entering Poland.

    "This year, our action ("Victory Roads - to Berlin ") is developing in the same dramatic way as in previous years. Today I have information that our column headed from Kaliningrad to Braniewo, was stopped," - He said at a press conference in Brest, reports Sputnik-Belarus.

    According to Zaldostanov, the Polish border guards checked the license plate of each motorcycle to …

  • Leader of the Night Wolves biker club spoke at Russian Economic Forum

    Biker Alexander "The Surgeon" Zaldostanov was invited to speak at the Gaidar Economic Forum, which takes place in Moscow. He took part in the discussion "Innovations in the formation of tourist-recreational clusters in the Russian Federation."

    As reported by TASS, during his speech The Surgeon spoke of Patriot Park, which is being created in occupied Sevastopol by the Night Wolves motorcycle club.

    Zaldostanov believes it is a popular and promising project that "can become a kind of informal …

  • Night Wolves turned against Putin's Press Secretary

    The Moscow-based daily newspaper Moskovskiy Komsomolets reported that the leader of the Ural biker’s organization "Night Wolves," Mikhail Kaigorodov, advised Russian President Putin’s Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, to make sure that all members of Peskov’s family returned home and that their American citizenship was dealt with.These comments were made in response to Peskov’s recent criticism of Alexander “The Surgeon” Zaldostanov, to whom Kaigorodov reports directly.The conflict between Peskov …

  • Lithuania denied entry to Russian bikers

    On Saturday, border guard officers in Druskininkai (Lithuania) denied entry to three Russian bikers, reported. According to the edition, they didn’t have documents justifying their purpose or the conditions of their intended stay in the Schengen country. As it turned out later, these Russian citizens attempted to make their way from Belarus to Poland. However, Polish border guard officers have denied entry to them as well.

    This was the third time in a week that Lithuanian border …

  • Activists in Prague organize 'corridor of shame' for Night Wolves

    Activists in Prague organized a “corridor of shame” for the Russian biker club Night Wolves as the club was travelling through the Czech city as part of their “Road to Victory” rally to commemorate the allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, Radio Svoboda reported.

    Russian journalist Oleg Pshenichny posted a video of the occasion on Facebook. On the streets of Prague, activists carrying the flags of Ukraine, the USA, the EU and NATO shouted at a passing group of bikers: "Shame!", " …

  • Belarusian National Front submits application to recognize Night Wolves as extremist

    The Chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front, Alaksiej Janukievich, sent an application to the Prosecutor General of Belarus to label the Russian motorcycle club "Night Wolves" an extremist organization, as stated by the party's press service, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

    Janukievich submitted the application because the Night Wolves' leader, Alexander Zaldostanov, said "Belarus equals Russia."

    According to the opposition leader, Zaldostanov's words were aimed at undermining the country's …

  • Club member: Night Wolves have 'broken into' the EU

     As reported by TASS, a leader of Russia's Night Wolves bike club, Andrey Bobrovsky, has indicated that members of the Russian motorcycle club, Night Wolves, who were participating in the ‘Road to Victory –Berlin’ run, but were unable to cross the Polish border, have arrived in the European Union.

    "The Night Wolves have broken into the European Union. We are in Slovakia now and we are going to Brno on Tuesday to join the group that crossed in Poland,” he said, without revealing how they …