On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Michael Colborne [Twitter]. Michael is a journalist, a research fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right and the author of a forthcoming book on the Azov Battalion in Ukraine. We spoke to him about Azov, Ukraine, Russia, Eastern Europe, ultra-nationalism and left and right.
See/hear : The Christchurch shooting, Eastern Europe’s far-right and a ‘cherry-picked reading of history’, Michael Colborne, ABC (Radio National), April 10, | The Azov movement and the Christchurch terror attack, (ABC Late Night Live), April 8, 2019.
See also : Putin’s patriots, Sean Nicholls, Jeanavive McGregor, Mary Fallon and Alex Palmer, ABC (Four Corners), February 15, 2021 | Five Australians free to return after fighting in Ukraine far-right ‘finishing school’ alongside Russian nationalist militia, Nino Bucci, ABC Investigations, April 23, 2019 | From Neo-Nazi to militant: The foreign fighters in Ukraine who Australia’s laws won’t stop, Sean Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Suzanne Dredge, and Michael Workman, ABC Investigations, May 1, 2018.
4.30pm, Thursday, February 18, 2021 /// 3CR /// 855AM / streaming live on the 3CR website
NB. The podcast version of the episode contains a longer discussion with Michael.
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