With an increase in the number and scale of acts of vigilantism by semi-organised nationalist groups, the Russian authorities now find themselves –and their political system – under serious pressure. But in addition to a significant mutation in Russian nationalism, what wider trends are at play? And what effect will this rising xenophobia have on Russia’s foreign policy goals?
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Ondrej Ditrych cited in an article published in Russian called A Fresh Wind from Vilnius
Jean Pascal Zanders was interviewed on a France 24 television programme called Crossing Barack Obama's red line
Jean Pascal Zanders was extensively quoted in an article titled 'Why Reports of Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria May Never Be Confirmed'.
On the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, Jean Pascal Zanders was quoted as saying: 'Fatalities happen literally within minutes or even seconds, there’s nothing that suggests that these people were even remotely exposed to nerve agents.'