Contents tagged with Alternative for Germany party

  • Russia paid for a private jet for German politicians visiting Moscow

    Russia paid no less than twenty five thousand euro for a flight on a private plane for three politicians from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) right-wing, populist party, reported Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ).

    According to the newspaper, the politicians were Frauke Petry, Marcus Pretzell and Julian Flak, who visited Moscow in February 2017. Two participants of the visit have already confirmed its details. The visit marks the first proven case of large-scale financial injections into …

  • Ukraine initiates criminal proceedings against German deputies for visiting Crimea despite travel ban

    The Ukrainian Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has initiated criminal proceedings as a result of the visit of German deputies from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party to the peninsula.

    The case has been initiated on the basis of an appeal from the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany concerning the violation of entry and exit procedures from the Temporarily Occupied Territory (p. 1 art. 332-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine prescribes up to three years of imprisonment).

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