WASHINGTON—The Trump administration branded a Russian white supremacist team and its major members as world terrorists on Monday, producing use of a tool typically made use of to concentrate on radical Islamist teams abroad.

The designation named the Russian Imperial Movement, or RIM, a Russia-based mostly corporation with ties to European and U.S.-based mostly white supremacists, as distinctive designated world terrorists. the Point out Division explained. Three senior RIM members were also designated.