Popular Republican Union (2007)

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François Asselineau, founder and leader of the UPR.
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The Popular Republican Union (French: Union Populaire Républicaine, UPR) is a French political party. It was formed in 2007 by François Asselineau.[1]

The party is nationalistic, and is very critical of the European Union.[2] They are against federalism and the Americanisation of France.

Asselineau qualified to run in the 2017 French presidential election on 23 April 2017. He received almost 1% of the national vote, with 332,588 votes.

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  1. "François ASSELINEAU – Président de l'Union Populaire Républicaine (UPR)". Union Populaire Républicaine.fr. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  2. "François Asselineau sur RTL : "Nous sommes dans une dictature qui ne dit pas son nom"". RTL FR. 14 April 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2017.

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