Fellow travellers: Russia, anti-Westernism, and Europe’s political parties | European Council on Foreign Relations

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Here’s a must-read this weekend if your interested in politics. The European Council on Foreign Relations suggest that anti-Western elements, exploitable by the Kremlin, exist not only on the fringes of European politics, but reach right into the heart of established parties.

Source: Fellow travellers: Russia, anti-Westernism, and Europe’s political parties | European Council on Foreign Relations

This is a comprehensive analysis of Europe’s political parties and particularly those that might be susceptable to Russian influence. It reminds us both of the cultural and national variations in Europe, plus the huge political spectrum.

Of course, this article is timely, with the massive focus on the Trump teams dealings with Russia. But in the UK, attention is again centred on the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn and whether Russia might be ready to help him to power.

Thoughts?

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