June 25, 2018

Ukraine’s Got a Real Problem with Far-Right Violence (And No, RT Didn’t Write This Headline)

It sounds like the stuff of Kremlin propaganda, but it’s not. Last week Hromadske Radio revealed that Ukraine's Ministry of Youth and Sports is funding the neo-Nazi group C14 to promote "national patriotic education projects" in the country.

On June 8, the Ministry announced that it will award C14 a little less than $17,000 for a children’s camp. It also awarded funds to Holosiyiv Hideout and Educational Assembly, both of which have links to the far-right. The revelation represents a dangerous example of law enforcement tacitly accepting or even encouraging the increasing lawlessness of far-right groups willing to use violence against those they don't like. Read more.

Atlantic Council

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- Too blatant to ignore? Human rights groups warn that ‘radical groups’ have free rein in Ukraine - RT

- Masked neo-Nazis attack Roma camp with knives in deadly late night raid in Lvov, Ukraine (video) - RT
- Ukrainian neo-nazi mob mocks Roma women as they tear down Kiev camp with axes (video) - RT

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