Neo-Nazi C14 vigilantes appear to work with Kyiv police in latest ‘purge’ of Roma

Members of the neo-Nazi C14 movement, together with the ‘Kyiv Municipal Watch’ civic organization which is led by C14 activist Serhiy Bondar, have carried out another raid, driving Roma citizens out of the area around the Southern Railway Station in Kyiv.  The raid does not appear to have been accompanied by shocking images of violence like … Continue reading Neo-Nazi C14 vigilantes appear to work with Kyiv police in latest ‘purge’ of Roma

Entrepreneurs of political violence: the varied interests and strategies of the far-right in Ukraine

For Ukraine's far right, violence has become a source of influence and power DENYS GORBACH   The recent wave of anti-Roma pogroms in Ukraine has spawned a new series of texts on right-wing violence. However, a significant part of this literature still mostly relies on discourse analysis, which cannot fully explain the actions of far right organisations on … Continue reading Entrepreneurs of political violence: the varied interests and strategies of the far-right in Ukraine