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 […]

US Army denies key Dakota pipeline permit in win for tribes

US Army denies key Dakota pipeline permit in win for tribes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. A celebration erupted at the main protest camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where the […]