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The Right-Wing Primaries: November 2016

... candidate, and to define the principal features of the candidate’s program that would address the sentiments of the greater part of the voters. Currently, France’s former prime minister Alain Juppé is ahead of the former president Nicolas Sarkozy. The Right-Wing Primaries: November 2016 It appears fairly obvious today that the second round of the 2017 presidential elections will be held because of Marine Le Pen’s “protest” voting. Up until now, the National Front’s ...


“The World Needs Russia”: Nicolas Sarkozy in Moscow

On October 29, 2015, Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Moscow and met Vladimir Putin. He also visited MGIMO (Moscow State Institute of International Relations) where he became Honorary Doctor. After the first meeting comes dialogue “This meeting made it possible to find some ...


Nicolas Sarkozy: a New Way or Entering the Same River Twice?

Last year’s return of Nicolas Sarkozy to center stage has significantly enlivened France’s political landscape, as on May 6, 2012 the sixth president of the Fifth Republic, in the second round of the presidential elections, vowed to leave the arena and keep away from ...


France Goes “Blue”

... gains of the National Front, the party that inherits the xenophobic, racist and anti-Semitic ideas of the opponents of the liberal republic from Action Francaise to Poujadistes, who promoted Jean-Marie Le Pen. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Eugenia Obichkina: Nicolas Sarkozy's Comeback The spectacular growth of the Party’s electorate under his daughter Marine Le Pen, who now leads the party, owes much to the social despair in the face of the economic crisis that began in 2008. The NF draws most of its ...


Nicolas Sarkozy's Comeback

The results of the election for the new President of the leading center-right party – the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) – were announced in France on the evening of November 29, 2014. One-time French President (2007-2012) Nicolas Sarkozy gained 64.5 per cent of the vote of party members with a record turnout after a significant pause for tabulation. It was a clear win, especially when compared with the outcome of the previous elections, in which Nicolas Sarkozy did not ...


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