How Alexander Dugin’s Neo-Eurasianists Geared Up for the Russian-Ukrainian War in 2005-2013

January 26, 2016

The Neo-Eurasianist perspective on Ukraine was formed already in the 1990s, when Russian fascist Alexander Dugin argued, in his Foundations of Geopolitics, that Ukraine was “an unnatural state” consisting of four major regions with allegedly different geopolitical loyalties, and that a sovereign and united Ukraine constituted a major threat to the geopolitical security of Russia […]

Aleksandr Dugin and Greece’s SYRIZA Connection

January 28, 2015

Following the previous article on the far left/right coalition government in Greece, I was asked to provide more comments on the connections between SYRIZA and Russian fascist Aleksandr Dugin. First of all, a few words about Dugin himself (interested readers will find my longer piece on Dugin here, and a thesis on him by my colleague Andreas […]

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 […]

Dugin’s Influence in the Kremlin on the Wane, Abarinov Says

October 1, 2014

Staunton, September 27 – Aleksandr Dugin, the source of Vladimir Putin’s notions about “Novorossiya,” is rapidly losing his influence in the Kremlin because of his misreading of the amount of support in Ukraine for Russia and the amount of support for massive military intervention there in the Russian capital, according to Vladimir Abarinov. The Moscow […]

Russia This Week: Dugin Dismissed from Moscow State University? (23-29 June)

June 27, 2014

Updated Daily. The Russian finance minister has admitted that the government has raided the pension savings of ordinary Russians to pay for the forcible annexation of the Crimea — and will not be returning the funds. Opposition blogger Alexey Navalny continues to be harassed with libel suits and fabricated criminal cases — as well as […]

Dugin Says Putin Being Undermined by Insiders Who Don’t Back Him All the Way

April 29, 2014

Staunton, April 29 Aleksandr Dugin, the influential leader of the Eurasian Movement, says that Vladimir Putin is not just being attacked by “a fifth column” of opposition figures but also is being undermined by what he calls “a sixth column” consisting of those within his regime who are actively working to undermine the Kremlin leader. […]

Post-Soviet States Can Keep Current Borders Only If They Have Good Relations with Moscow, Dugin Says

April 21, 2014

Staunton, April 19 – Aleksandr Dugin, the Eurasianist leader who enjoys enormous influence in the Kremlin, says that countries adjoining the Russian Federation “can preserve their territorial integrity only by maintaining good relations with Russia” and that those who cross Moscow can have no such expectations. In an interview published in Yerkramas, a newspaper directed […]