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ICCT in the Media: ICCT Press Book "Russia and the Far-Right: Insights From Ten European Countries"

April 10, 2024

On Wednesday, 10th of April 2024, the Belgium news site RTL info interviewed Thomas Renard on the recently released book "Russia and the Far-Right: Insights From Ten European Countries."

“In Europe, independently of Russia, there has been a rise in populism and extremism,” underlines Renard. “ Russia observed this and sought to use one of the levers it has to buy networks of influence, in particular through financial loans to far-right parties, such as the National Front, which became the National Rally, in France", he added. 

Read the full article (in French):

Décryptage - Comment la Russie influence les partis d'extrême droite en Europe: "C'est beaucoup plus vaste que ce qu'on pensait"