With the United States engulfed in questions about Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, France is determined to head off any such meddling in its coming presidential election.
Wikileaks, February 16, 2017: CIA espionage orders for the 2012 French presidential election
All major French political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA's human ("HUMINT") and electronic ("SIGINT") spies in the seven months leading up to France's 2012 presidential election. The revelations are contained within three CIA tasking orders published today by WikiLeaks ...
On Monday Richard Ferrand, the director of Emmanuel Macron’s campaign, claimed that the Russians had unleashed “hundreds and even thousands” of hacking attempts against Mr. Macron, and that RT and Sputnik, government-controlled news outlets, are spreading fake news, as they were said to have done during the American election cycle. The stories about Mr. Macron range from allegations that he is engaged in a secret extramarital gay affair to accusations that he used state funds to pay for foreign travel.
Marine Le Pen, the far-right National Front candidate, who has received Russian financing, is expected to win the most votes in a crowded field in the first round of voting, on April 23.
It is completely reasonable that Moscow would support Le Pen, because of her anti-Euro, and anti-globalist stances.
A Le Pen victory this May would nearly guarantee that Soros' globalist dreams would be shattered, and that the EU would dissolve, which may well not be the worst thing to happen for average working people in Europe.
And so far, with the wikileaks information presented above, it is not the Russians who have hacked previous French elections, but their US intelligence counterparts.
And Richard Ferrand, I call you out on the following: where is your proof, please, of Russian hacking and fake news against your candidate?!? Because right now, all you have are accusations, and nothing more.