Russian candidate for Interpol presidency makes waves

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Is Interpol's presidency becoming the preserve of the most police regimes on the planet? After the surprise resignation of the Chinese president of the international organization to promote police cooperation around the world, it is a Russian general who has indeed the chance to succeed him.

Alexander Prokopchuk, the current Vice President of Interpol, is one of two candidates, along with South Korean President Kim Jong-yang, since the brutal arrest in China of the former "boss" of the world police , Meng Hongwei, last October.

Moscow suspected of using Interpol

The decision is expected Wednesday by Interpol delegates around the world (192 countries) gathered in a general meeting since Sunday in Dubai. And warnings are growing among those who suspect the Kremlin of wanting to use the resources of the organization against its political opponents.

It was the London Times, citing British sources, who launched the offensive by pointing out the chances of the Russian candidate at a time when Westerners are suspicious of Moscow, accused of sending his soldiers to Ukraine, to interfere in the US elections or to have poisoned former double agent Sergei Skripal in England.

In 2016, the election of Chinese Meng Hongwei, a deputy minister of Chinese public security, had already sparked such controversy before being seen as evidence of China's willingness to integrate into international institutions. His mysterious arrest for "corruption" has sometimes been attributed to the fact that he did not give Beijing sufficient leverage in his hunt for the corrupt, which remains to be proven.

Warnings from Khodorkovsky and Navalny

The future president of Interpol must finish the mandate of Meng Hongwei who (…)

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