Trump administration designates Russian white supremacist group a terrorist organization
Added 04-06-20 01:29:02pm EST - “The Trump administration announced Monday they are taking the "unprecedented" step of designating a white supremacist group as a terrorist organization, targeting a Russian group that they say trains neo-Nazis and tries to rally Americans…” - Foxnews.com
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The Trump administration announced Monday they are taking the “unprecedented” step of designating a white supremacist group as a terrorist organization, targeting a Russian group that they say trains neo-Nazis and tries to rally Americans and Europeans to push a white supremacist agenda.
Ambassador Nathan Sales, the State Department’s counterterrorism coordinator, said at a State Department briefing that the Russian Imperial Movement – also known as RIM –and three of its leaders are now Specially Designated Global Terrorists.
“Since 2015, the world has seen a surge in white supremacist terrorism,” Sales said. “Last month was the first anniversary of the horrific terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The United States is not immune to this threat. We’ve seen attacks targeting people because of their race or religion in places like Pittsburgh, Poway, and El Paso.”
Sales said that combating the threat of white supremacist terror “is a top priority for this administration” and said they are “taking decisive actions” to do so. President Trump has been accused by Democrats of not taking a strong enough stance against domestic white supremacists, though he has repeatedly denounced them.
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