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Our latest coverage of the Russia-Ukraine War.
This dispatch analyses a Telegram channel linked to a pro-Kremlin influence operation targeting Ukrainian refugees in Germany.
ISD's Julia Smirnova discusses the relationship between the far right and the conspiracy ideology scene in Germany, and among Russian state propaganda.
ISD's Jordan Wildon spoke to VICE about our report on Russian state-media workarounds to circumvent the EU ban.
ISD’s blog for the latest in data-driven research on hate, disinformation and extremism.
Extremist networks, groups and movements can easily draw on each other's narratives through social media platforms and messaging apps and apply them to their own local contexts.
Elon Musk's interactions with far-right accounts on Twitter, including those known to spread disinformation, have increased by 1,690% since his acquisition of the platform.
While historically, bringing extremist movements to justice has taken different forms, the most effective solutions to curbing domestic extremism in the United States enforce unmistakable legal and social accountability.   
Featured research from across our work

Vorstellung der zentralen Erkenntnisse des vom Bundesministerium der Justiz geförderten Projektes »Radikalisierung in rechtsextremen Online-Subkulturen entgegentreten«.
The report examines the incel Wiki, a page administered by self-identified incels, that attempt to distinguish the difference between them and those associated with violence.
This report is a culmination of CAAD's research since Oct 2022, building on the insights from briefings during COP27, while laying a roadmap for action in the year ahead.

An overview of extremist narratives, movements & actors, produced with support from Microsoft.
The term 'Groomer' attempts to link LGBTQ+ people to pedophilia and prevent LGBTQ+ rights being enshrined in law or taught in schools.
The Groyper movement is a loose network of white nationalist activists and internet trolls who gravitate around several key online influencers.
The Reichsbürger movement is a German conspiracy movement similar to Sovereign Citizens, claiming that the German state is illegitimate and must be resisted.