Tehran, YJC. -- Sergei Ivanov Vladimir Putin's chief of staff warns the worrying trend of neo-nazis in some European countries today is reminiscent of 1933 , AFP reported.
Sergei Ivanov, a former KGB officer, is one of Putin's closest associates and has been Kremlin chief of staff since December 2011.
The Kremlin chief of staff and a longtime ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Russian official's statements are made at a time when Racist sentiments are high in Europe, something that can clearly be seen in anti-Islamic movements especially following the attack on Charlie Hebdo.
In a separate development Germany's anti-Islam Pegida movement was in disarray Thursday after its public face, Lutz Bachmann, resigned over a selfie in which he posed in an Adolf Hitler mustache and hairstyle.