Anton Friesen

Versions of names: Антон Фризен

Anton Friesen is a German politician for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) / Alternative for Germany since 2013. He was a member of the German Bundestag from 2017 to 2021. In the 19th German Bundestag (2017-2021), Anton Friesen was a chairman of the subcommittee for the United Nations, international organizations and globalization. In addition, he was a member of the Foreign Committee and a substitute member of the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. Together with other AfD party members he consistently called for the lifting of the “anti-Russian” sanctions.

Corresponding elections

The seventh presidential election in Russia was held on 18 March 2018. With the exception of the election in Russia-annexed Crimea, this election is considered legitimate. The election held in Crimea for the Russian presidency is internationally considered to be an illegitimate election, see more on this at the election page 2018 Russian presidential election in annexed Crimea. The election took place under restrictions on fundamental freedoms and limited space for political engagement.