The Texas Nationalist Movement has received funding to attend the Dialogue of Nations conference from the Russian government through a nonprofit; Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia. On March 23, the pro-Kremlin newspaper Vzglyad interviewed Nathan Smith, the third-in-command and chief of staff of the Texas Nationalist Movement. Despite roaming around in … Nathan Smith, who styles himself the “foreign minister” for the Texas Nationalist Movement, appeared last Spring at a far-right confab in St. Petersburg, Russia. But the Texas Nationalist Movement – the largest Texas … Nathan Smith, the self-declared “foreign minister” of the Texas Nationalist Movement, a group that wants an independent Texas, has been to numerous conferences in Moscow, where he attracted the attention of Russian media.. According to the paper, Smith is in Moscow to meet with the Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia — which supports separatist movements in … On March 23, the pro-Kremlin newspaper Vzglyad interviewed Nathan Smith, the third-in-command and chief of staff of the Texas Nationalist Movement. But that lack of attention may be partially rectified by an interview in Moscow’s Vzglyad newspaper today with Nathan Smith, one of the leaders of the Texas Nationalist Movement which seeks independence from the US and is in Moscow at the invitation of the Kremlin-backed Anti-Globalist Movement of Russia. "Having this conversation is very fundamental to the American character," he said. … Despite roaming around in his cowboy hat, Smith managed to keep a low-key presence at the conference, which was dominated by fascists and neo-Nazis railing against Western decadence. Russian nationalism, the Russian version of nationalism, promotes the celebration and appreciation of Russian culture and history, as well as Russian cultural identity and unity.Russian nationalism first rose to prominence in the early 19th century, and became closely related to pan-Slavism, from its origin during the Russian Empire to the Soviet Union and beyond. Smith’s group, the Texas Nationalist Movement, is campaigning for a referendum on whether Texas should exit the United States. Back at the Texas Nationalist Movement, Miller said every state should indulge in the same debate. ... Russia has … "Any attempt to squash having this conversation, or to deny the people the right to vote on it, is in and of itself very un-American." Texas Nationalist Movement Has a PAC Now, Are Pretty Sure They're Becoming a "Political Force" Texas Nationalist Movement Would Like to Secede Now, … Nathan Smith, who styles himself the “foreign minister” for the Texas Nationalist Movement, appeared last Spring at a far-right confab in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Texas Nationalist Movement, a group of Lone Star State residents who wish to break away from the United States, launched a campaign over the weekend to gather signatures in supports of a referendum on the statewide primary ballot in March 2016. The conference Smith attended, the International Russian Conservative Forum, draws in far-right and separatist activists from across the globe. Texas separatists sounded excited over the summer about the possible secession of Scotland, a movement that ultimately failed.