François Fillon rubs shoulders with counter-espionage veterans in Moscow

Former French Prime Minister François Fillon.
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon. © Aurelien Morissard/IP3 Press/MaxPPP
The appointment of the former French PM to the board of a second Russian company will enable him to expand his contact network in Moscow. Already close to the entourages of the oligarchs Gennady Timchenko and Leonid Mikhelson, who are Kremlin loyalists, he will now find himself mixing with intelligence service veterans with important corporate positions. [...] (498 words)
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