The activists of Perestroika claimed to be champions of liberal values, but their work brought forward a new generation of Nationalists.
The infamy of Neo-Nazis obscures the role played by other radical Nationalists in Post-Maidan Ukraine. Their histories show us the big picture, the long-term goals and trajectory of the Nationalist project.
Ultranationalists in Ukraine have appropriated Nazi symbolism while denying that they are National Socialists. Are they right-wing provocateurs trolling their opponents? Or is this something deeper than fascist aesthetics?