What's nazbol, I'm probably really late on this... I've been hearing mixed things everywhere and I've heard it's pretty much capitalism but I also see communist symbols when searching around. I've also heard it's a few decades old. So what is it?

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    -1 because the answer is not simply on first page of Google search - it's highlighted in a definition area on top of Google Search, with a link to Wikipedia page. This is an epitome of "does not show any research effort". – user4012 Feb 22 '17 at 14:35
  • I'm pretty sure I said that I was hearing different things from every other site – Nick Mar 4 '17 at 21:09
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    there's a difference between "i saw blog #1 saying X and blog #2 saying different Y" (valid to doubt) and "I did't bother checking Wikipedia article on the topic" (and if you did bother, they question should have instead been "Wikipedia says X, I have basis to doubt it which is Y, is my doubt correct?"). – user4012 Mar 4 '17 at 23:03
  • If you didn't know, anyone can edit Wikipedia so this isn't really an argument – Nick Mar 4 '17 at 23:33
  • Also what's wrong with documentation of this being on this stack exchange since it wasn't before? – Nick Mar 4 '17 at 23:34

Nazbol is one of numerous Neo-Nazi movements on Russia. It's name literally means "National-Bolshevik".


(image courtesy of discipline.lenin.ru)

  • I thought nazis hated communists so why are they holding up a communist symbol? – Nick Feb 22 '17 at 6:02
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    @Nick, the Nazis competed with Communists. Arguably, they shared most of their ideology, except several points. That's where the competition came from, and that's why more than 50% of world's Neo-Nazists are in Russia. – bytebuster for Long Usernames Feb 22 '17 at 6:05
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    @Nick, there are several trends on this matter (about whether each of these is ideology or regime/government type). Here's my take to clarify this. – bytebuster for Long Usernames Feb 22 '17 at 6:29
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    @hownowbrowncow - they had less to do with economics than politics. They had a hybrid oligarchic capitalism with some heavy socialist features. – user4012 Feb 22 '17 at 14:33
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    Well I mean the way people use it today, they only focus on the extreme racism not economics. So they could mix it with their own economic system. You should Google it, they say(other than the actual nazi party) it's extreme racism – Nick Feb 22 '17 at 15:24

National Bolsheviks (Nazbol) are both anti-Semitic and anti-capitalist, and glorify the soviet union but also a Slav or Russian only ethno-state. They are like the Russian version of Strasserists.

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