New peculiar facts have emerged about the ultra-leftist Antifa organization, which is now the locomotive of violent riots in the United States under the auspices of the BLM movement.
So, the American intelligence found out that some of the activists with the ultra-leftist Antifa movement underwent combat training – just think about it – in Syria, as part of the Kurdish units of the PKK.
According to the report drawn by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Antifa militants visited Syria to undergo combat training, as well as to partake in hostilities on the side of Kurdish groups, including YPG, People's Defense Division; PKK, Workers' Party of Kurdistan; and the Peshmerga, as well as the military forces ensuring the security of the autonomous region of Kurdistan in Iraq.
Also, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has come to the conclusion that there is suspiciously much in common between the Antifa ideology and the teachings of Kurdish democratic federalism.
And so, it would seem, what's so unusual in Antifa members being trained as part of Kurdish groups? After all, this isn't some ISIS or Taliban, right? Kurdish groups are not on the U.S. list of terrorist organizations.
However, let's not forget that practically the entire Kurdish paramilitary movement was built relying on the Soviet helping hand. Let me remind you that such a high-profile figure as Yevgeny Primakov built his career, including on the Kurdish bridgehead.
Kurds have always enjoyed Russia's financial support, as well as received weapons and ammunition from Moscow. Kurdish mobs have always felt themselves at home (we can recall the most prominent figures like Ded Hasan and Shakro Molodoy). These crime bosses had been operating under the GRU auspices and directly related to the "Spanish channel" through which weapons were being smuggled to the Kurds in Turkey, Iran, and Syria.
And how can one forget that the Yezidi Kurds, who had undergone training in Armenia-based camps under the supervision of Russian instructors, were deployed to Syria during the offensive of Turkish units in Syria's north.
So what's in the bottom line? It turns out that the radical group, which was previously caught on having rather unequivocal financial and political ties with Russia and is currently destabilizing both the United States and the EU, had its members gain combat skills in training camps set up by the Kurds, who had long been under Russia's GRU supervision since Soviet days.
Now answer me, please, is there a Kremlin trace behind "Antifa" and its destabilizing actions around the globe?