Is Marine Le Pen’s Russian cash pipeline drying up?

Is Marine Le Pen’s Russian cash pipeline drying up?

Russia’s federal banking monitor has launched steps to recover a loan issued in 2014 to the French far-right party, adding to Marine Le Pen’s financial woes as she gears up for looming election battles. Another election campaign, another frantic fundraising effort for France’s chronically cash-strappedNational Front (FN). The Eurosceptic, anti-immigrant party had heaved a sigh […]

Sarkozy received suitcases full of cash from Libya’s Gaddafi, businessman says

Sarkozy received suitcases full of cash from Libya’s Gaddafi, businessman says

Just days before a crucial French presidential primary, former President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing fresh allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. An investigation into the case, involving funding for Sarkozy’s successful 2007 presidential campaign, has been underway since 2013. In a video […]