Fascisme-expert Anton Sjechovtsjov: ‘Poetin wil banden met extreemrechts in heel Europa aanhalen’

‘Poetin is verheugd over de winst van extreemrechts in Italië en Oostenrijk’, vertelt academicus Anton Sjechovtsjov. Hij onderzoekt sinds 2006 extreemrechtse partijen in Europa en sinds 2013 ook hun link met het regime in Rusland. ‘Samen kunnen zij de westerse democratie vernietigen.’

Brecht Castel […]

Was Russland und Europas Rechte verbindet

Die italienische Lega ist – wie andere rechtspopulistische Parteien in Europa – ausgesprochen russlandfreundlich. Mehr noch: Parteichef Matteo Salvini pflegt enge Beziehungen zum Kreml und kremlnahen Kreisen. Lorenzo Fontana, Vizechef der Lega, nimmt kein Blatt vor den Mund. «Wir betrachten Russland als Verbündeten Europas», sagte er nach den Wahlen letzten Monat.

Judith Huber […]

The Kremlin’s Loyal Friends in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime has loyal friends in the European Union. They might not be the most influential ones, and their impact might still be too small to influence EU policies, but that may not even be the purpose of this friendship. They provide an extra layer of domestic legitimacy to the Kremlin, and help undermine the trust in Western liberalism. An interview with political scientist Anton Shekhovtsov, expert of the entanglements between the far right and the Kremlin. […]

Сбор информации о фейковом наблюдении на российских президентских выборах

Я начал сбор информации по фейковым наблюдателям на российских президентских выборах. К сожалению, ЦИК РФ не публикует списки наблюдателей – неважно, нормальных или фейковых, – поэтому приходится собирать их имена «вручную». […]

Post-Soviet Neo-Eurasianism, the Putin System, and the Contemporary European Extreme Right

A review essay by Andreas Umland

The ideas of [Lev] Gumilev are today capturing the masses.

— President Vladimir Putin, at Astana, in June 20041

– Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New Nationalism. By Charles Clover. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.
– The Gumilev Mystique: Biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia. By
Mark Bassin. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016.
Eurasianism and the European Far Right: Reshaping the Europe-Russia Relationship. Edited by Marlene Laruelle. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015.
Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir. By Anton Shekhovtsov. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2017. […]