MICHAEL COLBORNE

Michael Colborne is a journalist who focuses on the transnational far-right and leads Bellingcat Monitoring, Bellingcat’s project to research and monitor the far-right in central and eastern Europe. Michael’s latest book, ‘From the Fires of War, Ukraine’s Azov Movement and the Global Far Right’ (Ibidem-verlag/Columbia University Press, 2022) explains how Azov came to be and continues to exploit Ukraine’s fractured social and political situation – including the only ongoing war on European soil – to build one of the most ambitious and dangerous far-right movements in the world.

Michael Colborne on the Azov movement in Ukraine