It was a document that France's far-right Front National has always refused to make public. But after a legal battle Mediapart has won the right to see the contract for the Russian loan that the Marine Le Pen's party obtained in 2014. Its 17 pages shed light on some of the murky areas surrounding this unprecedented loan by the Moscow-based First Czech Russian Bank (FCRB). This bank has since gone bankrupt in circumstances which remain unclear and is now at the centre of legal proceedings over the alleged misappropriation of funds.
Since January 7, 2023 our colleague and friend Mortaza Behboudi has been imprisoned in Afghanistan, in the Taliban prisons.
We do not forget him and call for his release.