We have obtained a secret audio recording of a Moscow meeting between three Russian operatives and a close aide to Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini negotiating a plan to pump money from a Russian oil deal into Salvini’s far-right Lega party
Anybody else think it's noteworthy that the president just retweeted a re-election endorsement for - among others - an Italian politician whose party was just yesterday exposed as negotiating for clandestine financial aid from Russia?
WOW 'A close aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini held covert talks to pump Russian oil money to his far-right party. BuzzFeed News has the tape.'
You can read the full story and listen to excerpts of the audio recording here
Italy’s deputy PM Matteo Salvini is Europe’s most powerful far-right leader. We have an explosive recording of Russian operatives and one of Salvini’s aides negotiating a deal to siphon money from a billion-dollar oil deal into Salvini’s far-right party.
OH LOOK, the Russian government has been trying to funnel millions to fund the Italian far-right via
This is horrifying. It is up to us to fight back and shore up our liberal democratic institutions from within.
A close aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini held covert talks to pump Russian oil money to his far-right party. BuzzFeed News has the tape.
Revealed: The Explosive Secret Recording That Shows How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To The “European Trump”
One hell of a scoop by on what appears to be a Kremlin plan to fund the Italian far right
What a powerful story. And once again, it is Buzzfeed's Alberto Nardelli doggedly pursuing and then breaking stories that are key to the democratic future of the EU, secret audio recording and all
The best part about Salvini’s party soliciting cash from Putin is that they rationalize their vassalization to a foreign power as defending Italian sovereignty
Incredible story. obtains audio recording of meeting in which tens of millions of dollars of Russian oil money was directed towards Salvini’s far-right Lega party, in bid to undermine liberal democracy in Europe.
We have an explosive recording of Russian operatives negotiating a deal to support Europe’s most powerful far-right leader
Italy’s deputy PM Matteo Salvini is Europe’s most powerful far-right leader. We have an explosive recording of Russian operatives and one of Salvini’s aides negotiating a deal to siphon money from a billion-dollar oil deal into Salvini’s far-right party.
Revealed: The Explosive Secret Recording That Shows How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To The “European Trump”
NEW: Secret recording of Russian operatives and a close aide to Italian Deputy PM Salvini – the “European Trump”– exposes Russia's plan to fund Salvini’s far-right party with millions from a Russian oil deal. Like Rosneft-Trump. by #Maddow
Six men — 3 Russians, 3 Italians — gathered in the iconic Metropol hotel, nominally to discuss an oil deal. In the recording, they can be heard negotiating a deal to covertly channel tens of millions of dollars of Russian oil money to Salvini’s party.
Salvini, meanwhile, is repeating the line that he never took any funding from Russia. This is not the issue. As we make clear in the story, we do not know if the proposed deal was ever executed There are 3 sets of questions Salvini should address
Three Russian operatives and a close aide to Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini were caught on a tape exclusively obtained by BuzzFeed News negotiating a plan to siphon money from a billion-dollar oil deal into Salvini’s far-right Lega party.
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Gotta say, this story deserves the buzz it's been generating. It breaks ground, clearly explains a complex situation, deftly provides a wealth of important context, and even finds space for a bit of humor. A remarkable piece of journalism.
This really is ‘explosive’. It’s a murky story but suggests deeply worrying links between the Kremlin and far-right European politicians.
This is one of the most important European stories of 2019. And it's been published by
Remarkable story -- whistleblower provided recording of Putin plotting with "European Trump"
Revealed: tape provides the first hard evidence of #Russia’s clandestine attempts to fund Europe’s nationalist movements, and the apparent complicity of some senior figures from the far right in those attempts. #salvini
Revealed: The Explosive Secret Recording That Shows How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To The “European Trump”
This recording is an incredible document of this era. Read and listen
A Secret Recording Reveals How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To Matteo Salvini's Lega Party
Revealed: The Explosive Secret Recording That Shows How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To The “European Trump”
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