The Brexit result of the UK referendum came amidst an unprecedented inflow of migrants and refugees and fomented Europhobia across Europe.
As the European Union plunged into crisis mode, far-right and populist leaders whose parties are on the rise in many EU member states predicted the Union’s demise. Joining them on their path were the populist and conservative government of the newest EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe.
Before the EU could digest the news that Britain voted to le...

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