With Friends Like These: The Kremlin’s Far-Right and Populist Connections in Italy and Austria

Author
Andrew Weiss
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Abstract
A blend of new threats and opportunities is causing Moscow to take greater risks and embrace more flamboyant policies in Europe. The Kremlin’s relationships with Italy and Austria shine a spotlight on how Europe’s domestic troubles have opened many doors for Moscow.
Topic
Foreign Policy, Politics, Populism, Far Right
Political Geography
Russia, Europe, Italy, Austria