Sanctioned Russian officials try to lobby Le Pen to Lift sanctions
Leonid Slutsky and Marine Le Pen. Image posted by Slutsky on Facebook
In late March, Marine Le Pen visited Russia, where she had meetings with Vladimir Putin, the Chairman of the Russian Duma Vyacheslav Volodin and Leonid Slutsky’s Committee on International Affairs.
Volodin told journalists that he discussed sanctions against Russia with Le Pen.
Volodin himself has been sanctioned, he was named by the EU as “responsible for overseeing the political integration of the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea into the Russian Federation.”
According to US Treasury, “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to move …read more