Brussels: The daughter of Vladimir Putin’s spokesman is working as an intern for a French member of the European Parliament in Brussels, it was revealed on Monday.
Elizaveta Peskova, the daughter of Dmitry Peskov, is working as a trainee assistant to Aymeric Chauprade, a French MEP who was a member of the Entrance Nationwide, the far-right group led by Marine Le Pen.
As a registered assistant, Peskova has full entry to all European Parliament paperwork together with delicate papers on overseas and commerce coverage, and the complete vary of draft laws. The parliament is well-known for its lax safety and solely restricts entry to a restricted variety of paperwork.
A supply within the parliament mentioned MEPs had been “free to decide on their trainees”, including that it was regular for them to decide on folks from exterior the EU to “unfold the message concerning the Parliament’s work”. The parliament doesn’t security-screen assistants.