According to Garry Kasparov, Putin attacked Syria to flood Europe with refugees. He also said Marine Le Pen, the head of the FN (French bigot party), bragged Putin gave her $10 million. He has been giving generously to other right wing bigot parties in Europe. They all openly support him.
It makes no sense to allow foreigners to buy your elections. The USA does it too.~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)