Posted by [US] on 6/23/2022 to Ukraine - Russia
Forty Democrats Labeled Ukraine's Azov Battalion a Terrorist Organization in 2019
Kanekoa recently wrote up a brilliant article about the left's changing views on Ukraine and the Azov Battalion.
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Forty Democrats Labeled Ukraine's Azov Battalion a Terrorist Organization in 2019. They compared them to ISIS and blamed them for the Christchurch shooter then they sent them $31 billion in weapons.
On October 16, 2019, the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee’s counterterrorism subpanel, Rep. Max Rose (NY), led a letter signed by forty Democrats asking the State Department why they had not placed Ukraine’s Azov Battalion on the U.S. list of “foreign terrorist organizations” (FTOs).
In the letter, the lawmakers compared the Azov Battalion to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and discussed how, Brenton Tarrant, the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shooter, who massacred fifty-one people in 2019, had been radicalized by the “ultranationalist militia organization” which “openly welcomes neo-Nazis into its ranks”.
“For Example, the Azov Battalion is a well-known ultranationalist militia organization in Ukraine that openly welcomes neo-Nazis into its ranks. The group is so well-known, in fact, that the 115th Congress of the United States stated in its 2018 omnibus spending bill that ‘none of the funds made available by this act may be used to provide arms, training or other assistance to the Azov Battalion.’ The United Nations has chronicled human rights abuses and incidents of torture in this group’s relatively short history. Despite these facts, Azov has been recruiting, radicalizing, and training American citizens for years according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation..."
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...That was in 2019.
2017: the BBC had no problem documenting Ukraine's Nazi problem either.
"this is the national militia when journalists are not watching"
2014: Here's a compilation video showing the US support of violent Nazis in Ukraine March of 2014.
More about Ukraine from Uncensored Storm, HERE
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