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Mon May 22, 2017, 01:14 PM

The Russians and state secessionist movements

Recently we have had California and Alaska secessionist movements tied to russia. But how many more of the secessionist movements are tied to russia?

Article from the Texas Monthly

"The story gets stranger. According to the Times, Alexander Ionov—the aforementioned crocodile-shoe wearing leader of the small anti-American group that organized the conference—said that the Russian government chipped in with a “grant” of $55,000 to pay for the conference at a swanky hotel close to the Kremlin, and the rest of the money came from private donors from “Texas and other countries.” As the Times notes, Western leaders have long suspected Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration supports separatist and far-right ultranationalist movements throughout Europe, so it’s no surprise that Russia would welcome the opportunity for a Texit to potentially destabilize the U.S., even though such a move is pretty much impossible. Still, it’s fascinating to think that the Texas independence movement has drawn the attention of Russia."

http://www.texasmonthly.com/the-daily-post/texit-forces-welcomed-russian-separatist-conference/

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