David Charter in Brussels, Times online
Baroness Ashton of Upholland’s past came back to haunt her when the European Union’s new foreign affairs chief was forced to deny taking funds from the Soviet Union during her days as treasurer for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
Lady Ashton, a surprise choice for her post, was challenged to deny that she had contact with Russian sources while she was in charge of its accounts at the height of the Cold War.
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Baroness Ashton denies taking funds for CND from Soviet Union