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The growth of fascism in Ukraine before and after Euromaidan,by Victor Shapinov, Borotba Jul 1 2015

Victor Shapinov
Report for the International Anti-EU Forum, Athens, 26-28 June 2015.
link: http://borotba.su/the_growth_of_fascism_in_ukraine_before_and_after_euromaidan.html#.VZKap_I3p0Y.facebook
Translated by Greg Butterfield

Ukrainian fascism, whose existence is hard for even the most ardent supporters of the Kiev regime to deny today, did not emerge in 2014. Ukrainian fascism did not arise suddenly. Its development, first slowly and then rapidly, can be traced to the turn of the 1980s-90s and reached its culmination during the so-called "revolution of dignity" last winter.

This gradual fascization of Ukrainian society, the peak of which naturally came at a time of economic crisis, has long been the subject of analysis by the Ukrainian left. In 2012, two years before the Maidan, our organization, Borotba, published a report entitled “Ukrainian oligarchy prepares a creeping fascist coup.” The report predicted the events of last winter with remarkable accuracy.

Here are some quo…