A look at why and how fascist and far right organisations – in and out of government – in central and eastern Europe are using homophobia to mobilise support, and the resistance against them.
Full country by country guide to fascism and the far right in Europe – completely revised for 2019. Includes elections table
The death toll in Odessa, in the south of Ukraine has reached 46, after clashes between broadly pro-Russian “Antimaidan” protestors and pro-Ukrainian Euromaidan activists on Friday 2 May.
Fascists are now part of Ukraine’s government. Oleksandr Sych, of the fascist Svoboda party, has been appointed as deputy prime minister of Ukraine.
We saw horror and bloodshed on the streets of Kiev last week. And we may not have seen the last of it yet.
Fascist fighters are at the heart of a new paramilitary force that can already muster thousands on the streets of Kiev. The paramilitaries are openly recruiting, carrying out combat training and marching in Ukraine’s capital.