Germany’s far-right movement is back in the spotlight after the fatal shooting of a German police officer by a member of the Reichsbürger group in Bavaria.

Officials said 41-year-old Adrian Ursache, a member of the Reichsburger (which translates into “citizens of the empire” and rejects the German government as illegitimate), exchanged fire with police in a village near Leipzig.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Ursache was a 1990s “Mr. Germany” pageant winner. The gun battle started a...

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