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Far-right ‘Russian Jihad’ fighters cross into Ukraine

Since the beginning of the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Moscow has repeatedly denied sending troops or weapons to help the rebels.

Nevertheless, many Russian fighters have crossed the border into Ukraine to fight what they call “Kiev’s fascist junta”.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 16:18

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France's Fake Crisis Boosts the Far Right

France is reshuffling its government for the second time in 147 days because at least two leftist ministers rebelled against Prime Minister Manuel Valls's pro-business, anti-spending inclinations, such as they are. As traditional center-left and center-right politicians bicker about inefficient, half-baked fixes for real economic problems, public trust for them is at rock bottom, and the extreme right stands to gain the most.

Valls's cabinet was always a shaky creation. To counter the prime minister's reputation as something of an economic conservative within the ruling Socialist Party, President Francois Hollande packed the government with his old friends and co-workers, including his former partner Segolene Royale. He also promoted the fiery leftist Arnaud Montebourg from industry minister to economy minister, with expanded powers.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:39

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Swedes throw stinky fish at calm neo-Nazi rally

After Saturday's violence in Malmö the Party of the Swedes held three meetings in other parts of Sweden which police said passed without incident, although some threw portions of fermented herring.

The right-wing party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas parti) were greeted with the foul smelling fish in Gothenburg after a Facebook group pledged to give them a "sour welcome."

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Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 12:55

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Golden Dawn: Members of controversial Greek far-right political party to visit Australia

European Parliament MPs from the controversial Greek far-right political party Golden Dawn are set to visit Australia, the group's local spokesman says.

The party's Australian representative told the ABC that the two men, both former army officers, would address events in Melbourne and Sydney in October.

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Ten injured at Malmö anti-Nazi demonstration

A planned manifestation against the neo-Nazi Party of the Swedes spiralled out of control on Saturday in Malmö as police and protesters clashed leading to several injuries.

Ten people were taken to hospital, five with serious injuries with one of them requiring treatment in the emergency room. Police arrested six people and took scores more into custody.

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Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 12:58

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