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Attacks by Neo-Nazis Linked to Azov Battalion Foiled in Italy

Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization, affiliated with the Azov Battalion, known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on Tuesday for planning terrorist attacks against civilian and police targets, Italian media reported.

A sixth member of the Hagal group, now considered a fugitive, is in Ukraine, the headquarters of the Azov Battalion, a neo-Nazi paramilitary group incorporated into the National Guard of Ukraine. 

A tweet from the Italian police states "Finding of a neo-Nazi, denialist and supremacist subversive association, arrests and searches in an operation in Naples with the collaboration of the Central Prevention Directorate."

the italian middle Today Chronicle, citing the researchers, revealed that the objective of the Hagal Order was the Marigliano Police headquarters. The publication highlights that the suspect who escaped is a 27-year-old Ukrainian citizen named Anton Radomoski, Sputnik review.

It is specified that this individual "would have offered his 'intermediation' between the Hagal Order and the Azov battalion", which is involved in the Donbas conflict in Ukraine.

According to another Italian source, Corriere Del Mezzogiorno, the "Ukrainian accomplice wanted to cause an explosion in a shopping center."

Members of the Order of Hagal reportedly maintained "direct and frequent" contacts via Telegram not only with the Azov Battalion, but also with the Ukrainian neo-Nazi military formations Right Sector y Century , "probably in view of possible recruitment into the ranks of these combatant groups," according to Italian media.

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