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  1. kthozoid

    Locking up Nazi War Criminals

    The Role of the Catholic Church in Yugoslavia’s Holocaust
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    Locking up Nazi War Criminals

    I suspect that the latter was in part defined by the former. Some of the more crazy Ustase ideologues of the time maintained that the Croats were in fact a Germanic people who somehow ended up with a Slavic language as their mothertongue.
  3. kthozoid

    The European New Right

    They're more hot war than cold war ;)
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    The European New Right

    NATO training members of Azov Battalion, amongst others: US Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine, Train National Guard Soldiers To Fight Pro-Russian Rebels
  5. kthozoid

    The European New Right

    A recently made documentary for the French TV channel Canal+:
  6. kthozoid

    The European New Right

    Though actually, many of those Nazis have started to turn on the government in the meantime, as one would expect.
  7. kthozoid

    The European New Right

    There's plenty of evidence for it, as Yatesnyuk's Patriotic Front party absorbed a lot of the neo-Nazi activists from Svoboda and Praviy Sektor into his ruling party. There's also strong evidence that the sniper massacre was carried out by members of these groups. In addition the Azov, Aidar and...
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    The European New Right

    Not sure about PEGIDA though. The BND (secret service) in Germany might also be involved. There have been some very murky dealings within the German Military Intelligence in the past (and the present) where extreme right-wing groups have been concerned. Also, the far right is not monolithic here...
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    The European New Right

    To a large extent yes, many far-right National Conservatives and fellow travellers in the west such as FN, AfD etc get backing from the Kremlin. The more overtly Nazi groups in Ukraine and the Baltics are NATO backed. Interesting to see that even the right-wing can have its schisms.
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    The European New Right

    Yes, they sort of imitate the professional cadres of the Bolshevik model, another appropriation from the left. (Apologies for my usual typo-riddled post. I only ever notice those things about 10 seconds past the time limit for editing ;) )
  11. kthozoid

    The European New Right

    Good idea to set up a separate thread for this. As we were discussing elsewhere, much of the new European Right/alt-right/3rd-4th position stuff merely recruits left-wing imagery or rhetoric, depending on the context, to advance essentially nationalist-chauvinist ideas. In such situations to...
  12. kthozoid

    Russia

    RFE/RL should always be treated with caution, and Landsbergis even more so.
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    Russia

    I'm not sure i've understood the Benghazi reference. My understanding of Ukrainian far-right politics is that it is a largely West-Ukrainian phenomenon, or at least the bulk of it originates there. The reason for this is that much of the areas in question, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivytsi etc...
  14. kthozoid

    Russia

    gah! typo. insert the appropriate 'not'.
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    Russia

    'Real or imagined' - I have denied that millions died, i've questioned the label 'genocide'. You won't find any disagreement with me when it comes to acknowledging Stalin's ruthlessness. Genocide is something else entirely. The last genocide attempted in Russia was against the Circassians in...
  16. kthozoid

    Russia

    Just to reiterate for 7 - no tomorrow as i do see now that my response was perhaps vaguer than intended. The rapid industrialisation of the USSR was not a matter of mere living standards or economical development, but one of existential threat. There was a plan to wipe the Russians out as a...
  17. kthozoid

    Russia

    The SA (Sturmabteilung, the original brownshirts) were the so-called Strasserite 'left-wing' of the Nazi party, led by Ernst Röhm (who was homosexual). Its leadership was wiped out in the famous 'Night of the Long Knives'. You probably knew that. The rest is admittedly obscure.
  18. kthozoid

    Russia

    I said it has *partly* contributed to the 'alt-right' scene, not wholly responsible for it, and didn't really intend or imply any connection with the 'mainstream right wing' at all. I'm there are plenty of Duginists/Eurasianist who have no interest in this music. DIJ are coming from a more...
  19. kthozoid

    Russia

    I meant that the alt-right scene in general draws in part from the wider neo-folk scene and its offshoots. I vaguely recall some online outrage among Eurasianists when Death in June performed in Kiev a while back and expressed support for the regime there. A rather baffling myopia given DIJs...
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    Russia

    Limonov's articles for eXile.ru were sometimes entertaining. What an odd character alright. Did you mean Walter Laqueur's 'Black Hundreds'? Doesn't go into a great deal of depth on Dugin, if i recall, but has interesting background on Pamyat and the various far-right sewers that were flowing in...
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