Neo-Nazi leader from Tampa, now behind bars, stars in new video extolling Hitler

Before he was sentenced to five years in prison for possessing bomb-making materials, Brandon Russell, co-founder of a neo-Nazi paramilitary group, softly apologized to a federal judge for what he had done.
Yet five months later, the group Russell founded — Attomwaffen Division — posted a two-minute video starring Russell and threatening retaliation against “comrades … who have abandoned ship.” It’s not clear what if any role Russell played in the video, posted to the Internet on May 23. It features a photo of Russell’s face and a first-person narration. And even if Russell did create or help create the video from behind bars, he is unlikely to face added punishment for it, legal authorities say. There were no conditions attached when the 22-year-old former Army National Guard private was sentenced in January in U.S. District Court in Tampa. Still, those who study hate groups expressed concern about the video because a group they consider violent with links to as many as five slayings continues to go after new members even after its leader was thrown in prison.

via tampabay: Neo-Nazi leader from Tampa, now behind bars, stars in new video extolling Hitler

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