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(Online) Live Briefing: Foreign Fighters in Ukraine: Myths and Realities

31 March, 2022 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm

On March 31, 2022, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism will host an online Live Briefing about the myths and realities of foreign fighters in Ukraine. 

This Live Briefing will feature a roundtable discussion by leading experts on the ongoing response of foreign fighters, volunteers, and legions to the invasion of Ukraine. The speakers will situate the nature of foreign mobilization by various actors and its implications in the short and long term. The growing threat of right-wing extremism as a global challenge will also be discussed in the context of the war.

Moderator:
Dr. Eviane Leidig – Research Fellow in Current and Emerging Threats at ICCT.

Speakers:
Kacper Rekawek – Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at University of Oslo
Michael Colborne – Journalist at Bellingcat