How Are Putin’s Far-Right Fans in the West Reacting to His War?

Editor’s note: Don’t miss our comprehensive guide to Russia’s war against Ukraine.   Russian President Vladimir Putin’s quest to “de-Nazify” Ukraine has found a fertile audience in the United States, especially online. For those of us monitoring the virtual spaces inhabited by far-right and white supremacist extremists, it is evident that Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has been a major topic of conversation, with sharp disagreement. This isn’t surprising, necessarily. The individuals, groups, and networks that comprise the violent far-right online ecosystem have never been a monolith. At their ideological core, these groups view the world — and the events taking place … Continue reading How Are Putin’s Far-Right Fans in the West Reacting to His War?