To Inform is to Influence

Pro‐Kremlin “Re‐information” Efforts: Structural Relations between the Russian Media and the European Far Right

Anton Shekhovtsov

To promote their message about the decadent West, the Russian media have engaged with activists and politicians from the fringes of socio-political life in the West, namely the far right, far left, conspiracy theorists and isolationists who would be ideologically inclined to corroborate Moscow’s line of argument. In the course of time, the Russian media also established structural relations with the EU-based pro-Russian media managed by far-right activists, and this article discusses these relations with a special focus on France, Italy and Slovakia.


View original post

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.