An organisation with links to Russian influence operations organised a trip featuring Hungarian Jobbik politicians and Polish journalists, among others. Who are the organisations behind the mission? Who finances them? Who’s behind the secret press agency that collects observers’ reports?
- Civil Society
- Czech Republic
- fake news
- Militarized Patriotism
- Radicals with Reach
Adam Hofman was once an influential politician, a member of PiS, Poland’s current ruling party, and now is one of the most recognisable figures in the country’s PR sector. When PiS took power in Poland, his PR agency R4S skilfully positioned itself where the spheres of politics and business meet.
The pandemic did not kill the far right. Nor did it stifle media interest in the topic. The painstaking attention devoted to the formation of a ‘Far-Right International’ revolving around the Hungarian Fidesz, the Italian League, and the Polish Law and Justice (PiS) parties is a good case in point.