Africa Eye - Russia's Madagascar election gamble

A BBC Africa Eye investigation has revealed that at least six candidates were offered money by Russians in the lead up to last year’s presidential elections in Madagascar. The presence of Russian political strategists with close ties to the Kremlin, posing as tourists with the alleged aim of helping to control the tightly fought race, has raised questions whether democracy in the former French colony has been fatally compromised.
Gaelle Borgia reports from Antananarivo.

Producer/Director: Nick Sturdee
Reporter: Gaelle Borgia
The Settlement’s Billionaire Backer

The Israeli settler organisation ELAD has been accused of evicting Arab families in Jerusalem. With Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich unmasked as ELAD's largest donor, this report investigates settlement funding.
Producers: Rosie Garthwaite/Uri Blau

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