The Contradictory Journey of Alexei Navalny: Liberalism, xenophobia and a progressive attitude

Evgeniy Isaev, Flickr To oppose an authoritarian regime is dangerous but to be the de facto leader is a danger on a completely new level. The threat of being silenced, murdered or imprisoned are ever present. Alexei Navalny represents this struggle; as an opposition leader in Russia he is currently

▶︎ The Current Rise Of Right-Wing Extremism In Germany

[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Untitled-Session-1_mixdown-1.mp3″ title=”The Current Rise Of Right-Wing Extremism In Germany ” ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) This podcast sheds light on recent attacks carried out by right-wing extremists in Germany such as the Halle attack and the killing of CDU politician Walter Lübcke. By comparing facts and figures about

‘Fog In Channel, Continent Cut Off’: A Brief Account Of Euroscepticism In The UK

According to a famous story, a 1940s headline in one of the British newspapers once read: ‘Fog in Channel, Continent Cut Off’. While its existence has been disputed, the headline has since often been used as a symbol of Britain’s individualism and sense of isolationism with regard to continental Europe,

Post-Soviet Ideology In The New Russian Empire

The 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, the Warsaw pact, and Comecon, was succeeded by the creation of 16 independent nation states. It was not only the political collapse of a state, but an ideological collapse of the belief in communism; an ideology that had played a significant role in

Out in the Cold: The Post-Soviet “Frozen Conflict Zones”

On 26th December 1991, the Soviet flag was lowered from the Kremlin for the final time, and the pre-revolutionary Trikolor was raised for the first time since 1917. The Soviet Union was no more, and fifteen countries stood in its place, either regaining their independence or taking it for the