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National Front's Kremlin loan is worth €40mn

The far-right French party, the National Front, is in talks with a Kremlin-linked bank to borrow €40 million to win power in France, Mediapart reports.

The Paris-based online investigative journal last weekend said Marine Le Pen’s party received a €9 million loan from the First Czech Russian Bank (FCRB), which is de facto owned by Roman Popov, a Kremlin-linked oligarch.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 27 November 2014 19:45

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French Far Right Party Took Loan From Russian Bank

France's far-right National Front party, led by Marine Le Pen, says it has borrowed 9 million euros from a Russian lender.

The French party's treasurer, Wallerand de Saint Just, told RFE/RL the deal was signed with the Moscow-based First Czech Russian Bank in September.

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Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 20:23

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Germans outraged as far-right party requests data on Jews

A far-right German party has caused outrage after it requested to receive data on the number of Jews living in the city of Dortmund as well as their breakdown according to districts, Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported over the weekend, giving rise to disturbing memories of the past amongst the city’s Jewish population.

Dennis Giemsch, the sole city council member of Die Rechte (“The Right”) party, made the inquiry on Thursday along with a list of other requests for various data from city officials, saying it was needed “for political work.”

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Last Updated on Saturday, 15 November 2014 23:18

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German football hooligans join far-right protests

Anti-Islam protests by far-right groups and football hooligan gangs in Germany are worrying the country’s security services who fear a new revival of extremist politics, FRANCE 24 reports.

At the end of October some 5,000 protesters demonstrated under the banner of new group “Hogesa”, or “Hooligans against Salafists”, in the western German city of Cologne.

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Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 14:43

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Europe spoke out against Fascism and Antisemitism!

UNITED Press Release 14-11-2013

REMEMBER
UNITED against fascism and antisemitism
International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism - 9 November 2014

More than 220 coordinated actions have been organised by grass-roots organisations and different local groups in 45 European countries for the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism. This year's variety in actions ranged from commemorations, lectures, debates, demonstrations and symposiums over radio programmes and online-campaigns, up to concerts and film festivals. On www.DayAgainstFascism.eu you can find many local activities that took place in Europe. These local actions were united under the common slogan: "REMEMBER".

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