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Data: Sensortower; Chart: Michelle McGhee/Axios

The massive migration by the fringe-right to new social networks has largely died down, according to new data from Sensor Tower.

By the numbers: Almost every major conservative social network has seen a dramatic decrease in downloads since the Capitol insurrection.

  • Parler has by far experienced the biggest drop, following removals from Amazon, Apple and Google.

Rumble, a conservative answer to YouTube, receives far more monthly app downloads than its peers, although it's still in decline.

  • Last month, the video app raised money from conservative venture capitalists Peter Thiel and J.D. Vance, valuing the app at over $500 million. Vance, as Axios' Mike Allen scooped, is expected to soon announce a Senate run.
  • Trump joined Rumble on Saturday ahead of a rally in Ohio.

Go deeper: Boring news cycle deals blow to partisan media

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Trump voices support for Saturday's pro-Capitol riots rally

Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Former President Trump on Thursday expressed solidarity with people facing prosecution in connection to the Capitol insurrection.

Why it matters: The statement was issued ahead of Saturday's rally to protest the treatment of Capitol rioters. Over 600 known federal defendants face charges related to the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Updated 44 mins ago - World

State Department orders evacuation of U.S. diplomats' families from Ukraine

From left, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Chargés d'Affaires in Ukraine Kristina Kvien during a meeting with Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal in Kyiv. Photo: Yevhen Liubimov/ Ukrinform/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

The State Department will begin evacuating families and non-essential staff from the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv this week, according to a travel advisory published Sunday evening.

Why it matters: The move underscores U.S. fears that a Russian invasion could destabilize Ukraine and threaten embassy's ability to assist Americans.

Perfect storm brewing for extreme politicians

Data: Axios research; Table: Jacque Schrag/Axios

Redistricting and a flood of departing incumbents are paving the way for more extreme candidates in this year's midterm elections.

Driving the news: At least 19 House districts in 12 states are primed to attract such candidates — hard partisans running in strongly partisan districts — according to an Axios analysis of districts as measured by the Cook Political Report's Partisan Voter Index (PVI).