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🇨🇦 journalist | CEE, far-right | Policy & Practitioner Fellow @C4ARR | 2019 Resonant Voices Fellow @BIRN_Network | @bellingcat @haaretzcom @newrepublic etc

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@BeijingPalmer @HorsemanKovpak @NataliaAntonova presumably you mean the german meaning of the word gift in which case you're welcome @HorsemanKovpak @BeijingPalmer @NataliaAntonova https://t.co/iqMYvEzKEp @HorsemanKovpak @BeijingPalmer @NataliaAntonova Oh god no."Liberalism in the region is no longer offering ‘new ideas’: its positive achievements are taken for granted, but its failures contested.""The reason why illiberal and authoritarian tendencies seem stronger today is that liberalism has lost steam – and… https://t.co/1dG3fSZn7x"Liberal democracy in eastern Europe is not succumbing to a new challenge. It is confronted with a recurrent challe… https://t.co/1LhI6S9qcEThe illiberalism and authoritarian tendencies we see in eastern Europe today are offshoots of the nationalism and a… https://t.co/6ZES3Ynw3K
11/20
2019
Last year the #TDOR march in Kyiv was disrupted by far-right radicals, who assaulted at least three people -- inclu… https://t.co/jOVTF8YubF"I don’t think there’s any other fellowship out there, any other place where I could have got not only the financia… https://t.co/36t3IOPzvm
11/19
2019
Our staff members have, once again, been subjected to death threats because of their investigation on the far-right with @bcatmonitoring
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @NataliaAntonova it's sexy and you know it @NataliaAntonova bisons, natalia https://t.co/4eIRHRDlyA[THREAD] Before we reveal our next @ResonantVoices story tomorrow, revisit the three we’ve published so far. Firs… https://t.co/L6TXfKwXxC
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @kenvogel @JoeBiden CAPS LOCK doesn't negate the negative impact your stories HAVE HAD https://t.co/AMybAdn0metl;dr = Ukrainian @Telegram channel threatens us (again), channel now translating the Christchurch shooter's manife… https://t.co/OLY8S67yzG @BcatMonitoring @telegram @RSF_inter @RSF_en @jacindaardern Our team at @bcatmonitoring and beyond isn’t about to s… https://t.co/B88pywXo28
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @BcatMonitoring @telegram @RSF_inter @RSF_en In response to our reporting New Zealand PM @jacindaardern said the sa… https://t.co/hzZ6ZBdER0
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @BcatMonitoring @telegram Today this channel threatened us again. “You know what’s waiting for you,” they wrote abo… https://t.co/Ed3g8Cf9cs
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @BcatMonitoring In August, we wrote about the Ukrainian @Telegram channel that was translating and selling book cop… https://t.co/pdtQ1i0I4N
Retweeted by Michael Colborne(not necessarily a "gateway" in the sense I was thinking, says @thhindrichs, a German expert on far-right scenes &… https://t.co/y1DQ8AcHJj @thhindrichs Fair, but I mean in the sense of a "gateway" for a 16 y.o. exposed to neo-Nazi ideas for the first tim… https://t.co/QBbnwBdfHB(in other words, neo-Nazi music = gateway into far-right scenes and far-right extremism)"Citing social media posts, Die Zeit newspaper reported Kyle M has connections to the German far-right through the… https://t.co/d0iamsIKCw
11/18
2019
If you're unfamiliar with the case of Kateryna Handziuk that Marie Yovanovitch has just referred to in… https://t.co/eNhC0k11Th
Retweeted by Michael ColborneTwitter has banned (and denied appeal of) @JewishWorker after it posted information from the recent leak of a viole… https://t.co/b60Cq84d3D
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11/16
2019
This means 2% of Americans understand what we're all about https://t.co/JEr50rXlYR https://t.co/SbOx1g5HSQ @antihateca I hadn't seen your piece yet - thanks for sharingThe story we broke about the Canadian Armed Forces member of neo-Nazi terror groups arranging for a weapons deal in… https://t.co/uWhsJz5CP0
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThis protest, while of course for a legitimate cause, was organized by C14 and its "Society for the Future." C14'… https://t.co/QsLcFHmEH0Amb. Marie Yovanovitch’s testimony has shown, again, how Trump has upended U.S. policy in Ukraine, weakening govern… https://t.co/aryUkFwDCZ
Retweeted by Michael ColborneI feel like this moment where a shaken Ambassador Yovanovitch is responding to a tweet by President Trump trying to… https://t.co/ytcb6NC7IZ
Retweeted by Michael Colborne"Fascist brothers" emerging from Iron March leaks - Canadian, French extremists agreed to buy weapons in Croatia, B… https://t.co/9tFidGUme8If you're unfamiliar with the case of Kateryna Handziuk that Marie Yovanovitch has just referred to in… https://t.co/eNhC0k11ThIt's Кꙑєвъ (Kyjevŭ) or nothing. https://t.co/TO70lp4EOj
11/15
2019
premium serious content for my serious followers expecting serious news https://t.co/9hWcEHhFDVForgot to post this earlier - Azov's international secretary once gave an interview to an NRM member (2017 or 2018)… https://t.co/kEwK3HaNwdThe Washington Post asked me to write an op-ed piece about the GOP's "Sideshow Bob Defense" and I did so and here i… https://t.co/vQB0ySsTCx
Retweeted by Michael Colborne#Украина: Депутат и бывший министр Ирина Фриз ложно обвинила @bellingcat в том, что "к ней инфильтрированные люди и… https://t.co/uiz7rI8mNS
Retweeted by Michael ColborneNo, we're not "infiltrated" by the FSB or Kremlin agents or whatever the going theory is now. Yes, baselessly acc… https://t.co/n6mQKiYj99NRM has friends, allies across Europe: Bulgarian National Union (organizers of annual Lukov March); Legio Hungaria,… https://t.co/WTjpr3fJRTDenmark has detained a neo-Nazi, a leader of the Nordic Resistance Movement, and another suspect over a Jewish ceme… https://t.co/a6UtD4OH3g @Dodge_from_UA @bellingcat wait are you seriously telling me to write about Azov?? Here: https://t.co/kDb5K7AOTQhttps://t.co/GLFcJOQIbx @Dodge_from_UA @poroshenko @bellingcat @BcatMonitoring @EliotHiggins "i didn't say you're a kremlin agent, i just s… https://t.co/8kQBd6bI8h @Dodge_from_UA @bellingcat it'll be seventeen soon. thanks for reading. @Dodge_from_UA @poroshenko @bellingcat @BcatMonitoring @EliotHiggins i don't mind at all, actually. probably should… https://t.co/f4G5TofZOp @Dodge_from_UA @poroshenko @bellingcat @BcatMonitoring @EliotHiggins absolutely zero, you clown
11/14
2019
No, Ukrainian MP for @poroshenko's party and former minister Iryna Friz, we haven't been "infiltrated" by the Russi… https://t.co/WsSWaTwZno
Retweeted by Michael ColborneAlso, this https://t.co/Tzr1wooJRCThis is an interesting way to double down on a completely baseless claim made in writing on a public forum https://t.co/IVYcdMHWgC @Alexey__Kovalev well, yeah. I get told Azov is a masterful Russian plot whenever they make news and then they get… https://t.co/9LEqImVvVM @Alexey__Kovalev @poroshenko @bellingcat @BcatMonitoring @EliotHiggins but they 1) can't be nazis because propagand… https://t.co/5p2qxPswEP @Alexey__Kovalev I think the argument is basically nazi shit by definition cannot exist in ukraine because russian… https://t.co/YHEcBFPyPZThe most striking thing to me as I cover the Ukrainian far-right, especially with @bellingcat @BcatMonitoring, is t… https://t.co/XHAe6DFTa3Our researchers have received death threats from Ukrainian extremists for our research, along with cyber attack att… https://t.co/uPbQ0G6R2U
Retweeted by Michael ColborneNo, Ukrainian MP for @poroshenko's party and former minister Iryna Friz, we haven't been "infiltrated" by the Russi… https://t.co/WsSWaTwZnoWe have published an open letter addressed to Iryna Friz, Ukrainian MP and former Minister of Veterans Affairs, aft… https://t.co/RN1COCMaXS
Retweeted by Michael ColborneFrom now on, I will respond to people interrupting me when I speak with “For what purpose do you seek recognition?”… https://t.co/U2vbYG5z8W
Retweeted by Michael ColborneLast week we were accused by Russians of working with Ukrainian intelligence, this week Ukrainians accuse us of wor… https://t.co/0ayurs5gh9
Retweeted by Michael ColborneI was in Kyiv during the July phone call & in Warsaw during calls/meetings mentioned in #ImpeachmentHearings, all w… https://t.co/Z8WvvXEVij
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @Mortis_Banned @grudkev @NateSilver538 (э, не з) @Mortis_Banned @grudkev @NateSilver538 "Вуозий гаварийтие английскиии?" = Я @Mortis_Banned @grudkev @NateSilver538 yeah I pronounce Ukrainian и as уууіїі or something and Russian ы as уоэий o… https://t.co/ncH059m03BActing US Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor: "The Russians would love to see the humiliation of Zelensky at the han… https://t.co/kq3Ctzaxm6
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThe United States has an interest in keeping Ukraine stable and its government looking legitimate. The president's… https://t.co/G3V4Cid33J
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThis is complete disinformation coming from Ukraine's former Minister of Veterans Affairs and a current MP from… https://t.co/vnOEK8bCFm @VolodyaVagner that's what i understood as wellPolish authorities say they foiled a plan of coordinated far-right terrorist attack on Polish muslims. The wannabe… https://t.co/j2xSPABVsw
Retweeted by Michael ColborneNeo-Nazis coordinate wave of antisemitic attacks across Scandinavia on 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht. Believed… https://t.co/MSifGF4fdC
11/13
2019
@DustinGiebel @iAmTheWarax #TeamworkTuesday https://t.co/mwseX6JlGy @DustinGiebel @iAmTheWarax irrelevant but necessary https://t.co/zlutZaJuc5 @iAmTheWarax oh god my birthday too. i am honoured. @ResonantVoices It gives you the chance to cover topics incl #FarRight networks in Europe with links to the WB, as… https://t.co/gsuCSsBP7e
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @ResonantVoices @ColborneMichael @aroknic @Nenad_Radicevic Why wait? Apply for our 2020 @ResonantVoices Fellowship… https://t.co/363LVqOenf
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11/12
2019
no https://t.co/s247XvxZ0nImportant report on how insider activism by the far-right in Ukraine has allowed it to diversify its sources of mai… https://t.co/29m4nw3Qb6
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThere is no group that inspires more awe and excitement for the contemporary "accelerationist"/exterminationist win… https://t.co/OjNgRSw63p
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @SayNoEuro2012 @bellingcat also, dude, Euro 2012 is over. it's been over for a while. sorry. @SayNoEuro2012 @bellingcat because that isn't true. go spread pro-neo-Nazi disinformation somewhere else.Another Ukrainian veteran, who led intel operations in Ukraine's 92nd Mechanized Brigade, also voiced his frustrati… https://t.co/CPF4XABufx
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThe leader of "Stronger Together", a coalition of NGOs that represent Ukraine's veterans and IDPs, told us that the… https://t.co/HzOq7LQ54c
Retweeted by Michael ColborneA number of Ukrainian veterans spoke with us about their concerns with the current makeup of the Ministry, includin… https://t.co/GOi0gE1cII
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @AlexPanchenko2 @bellingcat lol(Azov would claim that this symbol is not related to the SS or Nazism, and instead some runic symbol or reference t… https://t.co/J1xwkI8V2n
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThe ministry's oversight and advisory body, the "Public Council", has 34 filled seats - all held by members of the… https://t.co/92yhHS8V3p
Retweeted by Michael ColborneWe've published a new in-depth investigation into the Ukrainian Ministry of Veterans Affairs, formed last year. Thi… https://t.co/vvCUW2Rsw9
Retweeted by Michael Colborne @AlexPanchenko2 @bellingcat lol @ua_intelligence @EliotHiggins @AricToler @MattUhlin @bellingcat And you don't have any problems hanging out with a… https://t.co/2Ig6Mt73UaThe latest from us @bcatmonitoring - how Ukraine's ministry of veterans' affairs got hijacked by the far right. "… https://t.co/C99NV5t0vW
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThe latest from us @bcatmonitoring - how Ukraine's ministry of veterans' affairs got hijacked by the far right. "… https://t.co/C99NV5t0vW
11/11
2019
@prtprnkllr @dynamokyiven @DynamoKyiv Ah yes, I see it now after a search online. Added it to my thread for clarifi… https://t.co/ZtIUcQtjPoCorrection to the above (and makes more sense). The perils of tweeting at midnight translating from a language you… https://t.co/1ezC9cIDFY @prtprnkllr @dynamokyiven @DynamoKyiv Is it a double meaning/slang? (i.e., I interpreted it too literally?)"Go back to the jungle, monkey!" the same user has posted publicly. cc @Pavel_Klymenko https://t.co/qg9oHqFjIC"Not for lunch, but..." A page associated with a supporter of @dynamokyiven @DynamoKyiv's WBC firm ("White Boys Cl… https://t.co/pYCG4msW0Dhttps://t.co/rDj379KGBZ#Brazil international Taison walking off the pitch after horrendous racist abuse by #Dynamo Kyiv fans. Shattered, i… https://t.co/kfU6EKe2FG
Retweeted by Michael ColborneThis act of racist abuse is already being cheered on by at least one far-right Ukrainian @telegram channel. Doubtfu… https://t.co/dSlonXyvavWe're publishing a new (lengthy) investigation into the Ukrainian Ministry of Veterans Affairs tomorrow morning (8a… https://t.co/vlLonHZAFT
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11/10
2019
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11/8
2019

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