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

... to the promised party changes entrusted to Kosciusko-Morizet and Laurent Wauquiez, the new General Secretary. First Outcomes REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/Pixstream Eugenia Obichkina: France Goes “Blue” Sarkozy's return began a new chapter for France’s right-wing. First, his election has drawn the line under the UMP turf wars and the Bygmalion affair. Second, the party leadership was overhauled both in structure and composition. Third, the party acquired an unquestionable and legitimate leader, who has made it possible to distinctly and consistently formulate ...


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 ...


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