MOSCOW, October 19 (RAPSI) – The Nizhny Novgorod Regional Court has granted a prosecutors’ claim to prohibit the activities of Men’s State non-governmental organization throughout Russia, RAPSI has learnt in the court. 

The respondents in the administrative case along the NGO were its founders Vladislav Pozdnyakov, Dmitry Gubanov and Igor Nosov.

Men’s State, a movement spreading the ideas of nationalism and patriarchy, was created in 2016 as part of a closed community in VKontakte social network. The organization was mostly active on the Internet.