A lawyer representing the party, Sergei Belyak, said the National Bolsheviks will appeal the ruling.
Russian authorities had already banned the group. The move follows a recent police crackdown on antigovernment protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg, which the National Bolshevik Party, as well as members of the Other Russia coalition, had played a role in organizing.
On April 19, the pro-Kremlin youth movement Nashi said it will campaign to have the opposition group Other Russia labelled as "extremist."
Russia's NGO Law
Russian environmental activists demonstrate in February 2006 against a proposed oil pipeline that they believe would have harmed Lake Baikal (TASS)
CLAMPING DOWN ON ACTIVISM. The authors of a report on Russia's controversial law on nongovernmental organizations issued by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom told an RFE/RL briefing in Washington that the law places "disturbing" restrictions on NGOs.
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