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The lack of CT pressure from domestic Russian forces allows it to form alliances with extremists across Eu +US, enhancing the overall threat of RW extremism.
The Kremlin’s support for RIM only amounts to tacit approval, but Russian intelligence officials have directly interacted with other far-right groups such as the Hungarian National Front.
—neo-Nazi paramilitary organization
—began to show support for the Kremlin in 2012, when its leader István Györkös launched a website that promoted a pro-Putin message.
🇭🇺 security services testified to the HU’s parliament that HNF...
⚠️regularly took part in paramilitary training exercises with Russian military intelligence officials operating in Hungary under the guise of diplomatic cover. nytimes.com/2016/12/24/wor…
📌RUSSIA’S’s broader EFFORT to BOLSTER “FRINGE GROUPS in an effort to DESTABILIZE or simply DISORIENT the EUROPEAN UNION.”
the United States and its partners must lead by example. The West will have no credibility in condemning Russia’s soft stance on right-wing extremism if it cannot demonstrate a willingness to act seriously and combat the threat itself.
Joshua Geltzer has suggested that the National Counterterrorism Center should be empowered to provide “analysis of the nature and direction of the white supremacist threat as a whole,”
NO HATE Act
Domestic and International Terrorism DATA Act
Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act
which would appropriate resources to help the NatSec community better understand the threat of white supremacist terrorism.
Red flag laws
Disarm Hate Act, to stop those convicted of misdemeanor hate crimes from buying or possessing guns.
Putin exploits it.