Tag: Fascism

Russian Politicians Building an International Extreme Right Alliance

September 15, 2015

The Uneasy Reality of Antifascism in Ukraine

March 23, 2015

First published in German language in Beton International: Zeitung für Literatur und Gesellschaft (10 March 2015). For almost twenty years of Ukraine’s independence, the term “antifascism” used to have very limited currency in the established political discourse in Ukraine. Until 2010, “antifascism” was primarily used as a form of self-identification by an element of Ukraine’s […]

There Are Alternatives to Putin and Not All of Them Are In the Kremlin, Satarov Says

February 5, 2015

Staunton, February 4 – In any political system, there is always “an alternative” to the current leader, Georgy Satarov says, and consequently, when Vladimir Putin leaves his position, a new head of Russia will emerge — and it won’t necessarily be someone from the current Kremlin entourage or happen peacefully. But it is “another matter” […]

Anti-Semitism To Be Found More Easily In Russia Than In Ukraine, Vishnevsky Says

January 8, 2015

Staunton, January 5 – Following Vladimir Putin, who suggested Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by a clutch of “nationalists, neo-Nazis, Russophobes, and anti-Semites,” commentators in Russia and sometimes in the West suggested that anti-Semitism was widespread in Ukraine. Indeed, they have made it a major theme in their presentations. But Boris Vishnevsky, a Yabloko deputy in […]

Russian Fascist Aleksandr Dugin Gathering Intelligence on the French Military

November 28, 2014

A leaked report written by Russian fascist Aleksandr Dugin on 17 December 2013 (and published by the Anonymous International) suggests that he has been trying to gather intelligence on the French military circles. In his report, Dugin describes a closed meeting of the French association “Civisme Défense Armée Nation” (Citizenship, Defense, Army, Nation, CiDAN) that […]

Putin’s ‘New Society’ Very Dangerous but Not Fascist, ‘Russky Zhurnal’ Editor Says

November 2, 2014

Staunton, November 1 – The new society emerging in Russia under Vladimir Putin will be “a powerful and active one, anti-democratic, militarized, with its own ‘leader cult,’ and ‘political gnosticism’ but not comparable to the interwar regimes in Italy or Germany, according to Aleksandr Morozov, the editor in chief of Russky Zhurnal. And he argues […]

Fake Monitors “Observe” Fake Elections in the Donbass

Vienna, November 1, 2014 – The “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DNR) and “Luhansk People’s Republic” (LNR), which are officially considered terrorist organisations by the Ukrainian authorities, will hold “parliamentary elections” on Sunday, November 2, on the territories occupied by them with the help of the Russian army. These “elections” are widely considered illegal and illegitimate, and […]

Putin Threatens Modernity ‘No Less than Hitler Did,’ Skobov Says

August 25, 2014

Staunton, August 25 – The war that Vladimir Putin has unleashed in Ukraine is “only part of his global war” against modern civilization and as such is a challenge, however much unrecognized as yet, “no less dangerous than those made by Hitler” in the last century, according to Moscow commentator Aleksandr Skobov. In a Grani.ru […]

Russians Must Take Seriously Stalin’s Warning about Unbridled Nationalism, Commentator Says

July 14, 2014

Staunton, July 13 – In the summer of 1942, during the height of fighting on the eastern front, Soviet writer Ilya Ehrenburg issued a series of attacks on German soldiers that mirror imaged Nazi propaganda, describing German soldiers as less than human and calling on Soviet citizens to kill them wherever and whenever they found […]