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Mon Nov 8, 2021, 01:49 PM Nov 2021

U.S. Capitol Rioter Seeks Asylum in Belarus

U.S. Capitol Rioter Seeks Asylum in Belarus (Moscow Times)

A man on the FBI’s Most Wanted List for allegedly attacking police during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot is now seeking asylum in Belarus, the ex-Soviet country’s state-run television reported Sunday.

Evan Neumann, 48, is wanted in the United States on charges of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, as well as for assaulting, resisting and obstructing law enforcement during civil disorder. Neumann denies the charges as “unfounded.”

Neumann sold his California home in spring and was thought to have moved to Ukraine to evade arrest, ABC News reported this summer.

“Judging by his story, [Neumann] is the same type of simple American whose shops were burned by Black Lives Matter activists,” a Belarus 1 TV channel presenter said, echoing a common talking point on Russian state television.


Note: Belarus is the only former Soviet republic that is an old style Communist dictatorship.

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U.S. Capitol Rioter Seeks Asylum in Belarus (Original Post) Passenger Nov 2021 OP
He should love it there. Srkdqltr Nov 2021 #1
Living in Belarus sounds like punishment to me Sanity Claws Nov 2021 #2
Why Bother? SoCalDavidS Nov 2021 #3
He's just proving that he's a traitor. roamer65 Nov 2021 #4
Republican traitors running from the law Champp Nov 2021 #5


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3. Why Bother?
Mon Nov 8, 2021, 02:40 PM
Nov 2021

I hear the DOJ is giving community service, and a free gift basket as a lovely parting gift, with each "recommended" sentence.


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5. Republican traitors running from the law
Mon Nov 8, 2021, 02:51 PM
Nov 2021

They never take responsibility for their actions. Republicans are such lousy moral "role models" for youth.

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