NEWSWATCH: “Beware: The #Russian bear is getting bolder” – Washington Post

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… In #NATO member #Hungary, #Russian agents have been fingered for training with a #neoNazi militia; in … #Monte­negro … on the verge of joining the transatlantic alliance, #Moscow is accused of plotting a violent #coup. … In Hungary … [there was] a gunfight … between police and the leader of the National Front movement …. Police … discovered large stockpiles of weapons …. Russian diplomats and men dressed in Russian military intelligence uniforms … openly engaged in paramilitary training exercises with … the group. The neo-Nazi … founded a website that spreads pro-Kremlin propaganda … [in] emails … the group’s leaders discuss obtaining funds from Moscow. … … authorities [in Monte­negro] and … Serbia … say Russian agents attempted to foment a coup [in Monte­negro during] … parliamentary elections …. The idea was that armed men would seize the parliament building and assassinate then-Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, who has led his country’s bid for NATO membership. Some 20 Serbians and Montenegrins were arrested …. One … [said he] visit[ed] Moscow to discuss the coup and receiv[ed] $200,000 ….

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