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Under the President’s Patronage: Weaponising the All-Russia People’s Front

Next generation: President Vladimir Putin attends the All-Russia People's Front forum in 2017. Image: / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

Since 2018, a pro-Kremlin organisation called the All-Russia People’s Front has taken on an increasingly important role in Russia, both to increase support for the ruling United Russia party, and now as a tool to galvanise support for Moscow’s war in Ukraine.

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Emily Ferris

Research Fellow, Russian and Eurasian Security

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