Anton Shekhovtsov is a Research Associate at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, an expert at the European Platform for Democratic Elections, and General Editor of the “Explorations of the Far Right” book series at ibidem-Verlag.
Mimetic power: how Russia pretends to be a normal member of the international community
When it comes to promoting its influence abroad, the Russian state relies on mimicry and imitation.
This is not a new Cold War
Fresh talk of a new Cold War between Russia and the west relies on outdated thinking and ignores new realities.
The Crimean blockade: how Ukraine is losing Crimea for the third time
Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 was not the first time that Ukraine lost the peninsula. In fact, Ukraine...
Look far right, and look right again
The Russian political establishment thinks that Ukrainians are 'traitors to Orthodox civilisation and Russian...
Extremism in South-Eastern Ukraine
Extremists have hijacked the Anti-Maidan protests in South-Eastern Ukraine. and their extremism and ultranationalism...
The Kremlin’s marriage of convenience with the European far right
Putin’s strong-arm tactics in Eastern Ukraine and ‘moral, family-based’ policies have won him ardent support from...