Members of the Azov batallion. Photo: John Færseth.

Ukraine’s far-right forces

ANALYSIS – The volunteer Azov Battalion, a paramilitary group whose emblem recalls Nazi imagery, has stirred heated debate since the Ukrainian government relied on it to recapture the strategic city of Mariupol from Russian-backed separatists […]

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Understanding Svoboda

“Svoboda was part of the Ukrainian revolution, but it was not their revolution.” HSI has spoken to Swedish historian Per Anders Rudling, an expert on Ukrainian and Belarusian nationalism. Øyvind Strømmen With the […]

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A new (order) Ukraine?

ANALYSIS: Now that the EU is set to embrace the new Ukrainian government and invest at least 1 billion euros in the “revolutionized” country, it is time to reinvestigate the question of far-right […]

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UK mosque bomber convicted

The Ukrainian right-wing extremist Pavlo Lapshyn will be jailed for at least 40 years after admitting to the murder of an 82-year-old man and the placement of bombs outside several mosques in the […]

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