US SANCTIONS MEMBERS OF RUSSIAN VIOLENT EXTREMIST GROUP – THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL MOVEMENT (RIM) – AND SWEDISH NATIONAL

On 15 June, OFAC designated 2 key supporters of the ethnically motivated violent extremist group known as the Russian Imperial Movement (RIM) pursuant to Executive Order (EO) 13224.  RIM itself was previously designated by the Department of State as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) organisation on 7 April 2020 for having provided training for acts of terrorism.  Stanislav Shevchuk is a Europe-based representative of RIM, and Alexander Zhuchkovsky is a Russia-based supporter of RIM.  At the same time Swedish national Anton Thulinis designatedfor his continued pursuit of terrorist training, even after serving his prison sentence for 2017 attacks in Sweden, which demonstrates that he continues to be a terrorism threat.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20220615

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0817

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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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