ITALY: SEIZED ARSENAL OF RIGHT-WING EXTREMIST FIGHTERS FROM UKRAINE

Corriere Della Sera in Italy on 15th July reported that weapons, including the latest generation of automatic assault rifles were seized by the police in several cities in Northern Italy in a round of counter-terrorism raids on a number of right-wing extremist groups including Italian fighters who participated in the war in the Donbass, in Ukraine.  It reports that last year authorities in Kiev sent to Italian judiciary a list of 25 Italian citizens who fought in the Russian Donbass in 2014.  Italian fighters on both sides of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict often have a similar origin. Are right-wing extremists, ultra-nationalists.

https://www.corriere.it/cronache/19_luglio_15/sequestrato-arsenale-estremisti-destra-combattenti-ucraina-ee149b8c-a6c0-11e9-8722-90fee69fd06f.shtml

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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