Russia, where separatism is illegal, hosted a conference for foreign separatist groups

Truth is negotiable in Russia. Only power matters.

Those who attended the conference cam from:

Spain: Catalan Solidarity for Independence
Ireland: Irish Republican Socialist Party and Sinn Féin
US: Independent and Sovereign Nation State of Hawaii and the African People’s Socialist Party
Puerto Rico: National Sovereign State of Borinken
Italy: European Communitarianist Party
Western Sahara region: Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Polisario Front