Contents tagged with National Front

  • France’s far-right National Front asks Russia for €27 million loan

    France’s far-right National Front party has asked Russia for a €27 million loan to help finance its 2017 election campaigns, The Times reported on Friday, citing the party’s treasurer, Wallerand de Saint-Just.

    In 2014, the National Front, led by Marine Le Pen, received an €11 million loan from a bank with Russian ties. At the time, French media claimed that the loan bought the party’s support for Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

    Le Pen’s party claims that the results of the Crimean referendum in 2 …