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Nicolas Sarkozy’s Russia intervention is a disgrace

19 August 2023

3:56 AM

19 August 2023

3:56 AM

Team Putin has this week gained a new and vaguely prominent supporter: Nicolas Sarkozy, the disgraced former President of France.

French politicians do not have a reputation for ethical probity but Sarkozy takes the gateau

Most sensible people here are on vacation and political news is thin so a pro-Moscow declaration of Sarko, in an interview with Le Figaro, has attracted more attention than it might otherwise have commanded.

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