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Putin’s Russophobia fight nods to the far-right

No concept is more central to Vladimir Putin’s propaganda today than “Russophobia.” Internationally and on the home front, his propagandists claim they are fighting “Russophobes”, enemies motivated by a visceral hatred of Russia’s culture and people. Last month, the Russian foreign ministry sanctioned 121 Australians (including me) for “forming the Russophobic agenda in this country.” […]