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Sat Dec 10, 2016, 12:49 PM Dec 2016

Russian connections to the alt-right

I've been noticing this for a few years; the most polarizing stories seem to originate from sites tied to Russia.

If we take this election lying down, we might not be allowed to get back up; it can happen here.

“I really believe that Russia is the leader of the free world right now," Heimbach told Business Insider in a recent interview. "Putin is supporting nationalists around the world and building an anti-globalist alliance, while promoting traditional values and self-determination."

And while he views Russia as a "model for civilization" and "a beacon for nationalists," Heimbach emphasized that the movement goes beyond Russia and traditional left-right politics.

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Russian connections to the alt-right (Original Post) JSup Dec 2016 OP
Scratch the surface and you get to the oligarchs. Not a fan of using the word KittyWampus Dec 2016 #1
Yup. 2naSalit Dec 2016 #2


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1. Scratch the surface and you get to the oligarchs. Not a fan of using the word
Sat Dec 10, 2016, 12:53 PM
Dec 2016

cause it all too often gets used as shorthand.

But it appears to me that Russian oligarchs and those throughout Europe and America have decided to make their move to consolidate power.

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