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While the Russian government insists that it is neutral on the question of Britain's forthcoming referendum on EU membership, the Kremlin's own English-language news wire, Sputnik, is backing Brexit...

While populist radical right parties in Europe and their connections to Russia are frequently discussed, much less attention is dedicated to the radical left side of the spectrum. This study tries to fill this gap by providing an overview of the political successes of radical left parties in Europe and their relations with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

The Kremlin wants Britain to leave the EU. That, at least, is the impression given by the coverage of the so-called "Brexit" debate by the RT television channel and the Sputnik news wire, both of which are funded by the Russian government...