Welcome To “Moscopoli”: Here’s Everything That’s Happened Since BuzzFeed News Revealed The Proposed Secret Deal Between Italy’s Far Right And Russia
It’s Italy’s “Moscowgate” and it’s blown up Italian politics.
I Took Part In The Moscow Oil Deal Negotiation With Salvini’s Aide, Says An Italian Lawyer
In a letter to an Italian newspaper, Gianluca Meranda said he was prepared to cooperate with prosecutors investigating the proposed deal to channel funds to Matteo Salvini’s party.
The Far-Right Bromance At The Heart Of Italy's Russian Oil Scandal
The relationship between Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and longtime aide Gianluca Savoini goes back 20 years.
Italian Prosecutors Are Investigating A Proposed Deal To Secretly Pump Russian Oil Money To The Party Of Italy’s Far-Right Deputy Prime Minister
The investigation was made public a day after BuzzFeed News revealed a recording of the Moscow meeting where the plan was discussed.
Italy’s Matteo Salvini Is Facing Calls For An Inquiry Into A Secret Russian Oil Deal Recording Revealed By BuzzFeed News
Two former prime ministers want answers from Salvini, whose aide was recorded negotiating with Russians over a deal to channel oil money to his far-right Lega party.
Revealed: The Explosive Secret Recording That Shows How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To The “European Trump”
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.
Canada Is Refusing To Roll Over Its EU Trade Agreement For The UK If There's A No-Deal Brexit
UK officials are "furious" at Canada's decision, but it reflects the confusion around trade policy after the failure of Theresa May's Brexit strategy.
The UK Is Set To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Summit, With Italy On The Brink Of Dropping Its Bid
A formal announcement of a partnership agreement between the UK and Italy — the other leading contender to host COP26 — is expected this week.
The Woman Who Has An NDA With Dominic Raab Has Complained To One Of His Top MP Supporters After They Called Her Claims “Vexatious”
The Women and Equalities Select Committee chair Maria Miller told BuzzFeed News: “The matter is being handled by lawyers.”
Dominic Raab Is Refusing To Lift A Nondisclosure Agreement He Entered Into With A Woman Former Colleague
BuzzFeed News asked the Tory leadership candidate if he would now lift the confidentiality provisions after one of his top MP backers published a report criticising the use of NDAs in the workplace.
An American Sports Website Is On A Hiring Spree For Some Of Britain's Top Football Writers
"[The Athletic has] offered old journalism money, signing-on fees, comp schemes, equity," one writer told BuzzFeed News.
The EU’s Embassy In Russia Was Hacked But The EU Kept It A Secret
A “sophisticated cyber espionage event” began in February 2017. Russian entities are believed to be behind the hack, a source told BuzzFeed News.
Boris Johnson Is The Favourite To Become The UK’s Next Prime Minister. This Is What The World Really Thought Of Him As Foreign Secretary.
Interviews with seven senior US, European, and UK diplomats and officials paint a picture of a foreign secretary who at times was woefully unprepared for one of the top jobs in British politics.
4 Things To Take Away From The European Elections Results
After a European election with record turnout, the only certainty is uncertainty.
The President Of France Has Given Up On Trying To Agree With Donald Trump
Can’t rip up a G7 agreement if one doesn’t exist. *taps head*
Italy’s Climate Change–Skeptic Government Wants To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Conference
Italy’s candidacy is putting EU governments in a difficult position. The UK meanwhile is lobbying Italy to drop its bid.
Angela Merkel Doesn’t Want Either Of The EU’s Top Jobs
Merkel will quit politics when she steps down as German chancellor, and has privately made clear she’s not interested in leading the EU.
Two European Politicians Made A “White Power” Sign As They Were Sworn In As Government Ministers
It comes after the nationalist far-right joined a coalition government in Estonia.
Russia Asked To Dock A Warship Heading For Venezuela In The Mediterranean. Then Things Got Weird.
Russian diplomats were trying to acquire tear gas canisters and riot gear in Malta. Officials suspect Russia planned to load the equipment onto the warship, BuzzFeed News can reveal.
Russia Is Trying To Fly Military Planes Into Venezuela Via Syria Again
But Malta has denied Russia permission to use its airspace for the flights, BuzzFeed News has learned.