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A French Court rejected an appeal made by former Yukos shareholders to suspend the construction of an Orthodox Center in Paris. This plot of land belongs to the Presidential Property Management Department of the Russian Federation. The plot is almost 5,000 square metres, and is located near the Eiffel Tower.
However, the Court rejected the appeal of the former Yukos shareholders, explaining that this plot is protected by diplomatic immunity. On the 22nd of January, the Collegiate Council …
The management of the private French channel, Canal +, refuses to engage in any public discussion regarding the Paul Moreira propaganda film, “Ukraine, Masks of the Revolution.”
"The management has no intention of engaging in an open dialogue concerning discussion of the scandalous and misleading anti-Ukrainian film,” representatives stated.
The original broadcast occurred on the 1st of February, with the channel planning to repeat it the next day.
The film documents the events which …
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, Loran Fabius, has stated that Russian and Iranian support for Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad is detrimental to the Syrian peace process.
“This is completely torpedoing peace talks in Geneva,” Fabius stated. He said this upon his arrival to an informal meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the EU.
“It requires a political decision. Political discussions cannot be conducted when one of the parties destroys another. Both parties have to return …
French reporters who work in Ukraine have published an open letter in which they expressed their outrage regarding the broadcast of a propagandistic movie concerning events in Ukraine by French TV Channel Canal+. “We are reporters who are regularly working in Ukraine. Some of us are constant reporters in Kiev and the surrounding regions, the others regularly visit Ukraine,” they noted at the beginning of the letter.
“On the 1st of February we were shocked by the documentary film by Paul …
After meeting with one of the coordinators for the Syrian opposition, Rayad Farid Hijab, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Laurent Fabius, told reporters that Syria and Russia must halt military operations against civilians. According to the Minister they have discussed the absolute need to halt military actions which Russian and Syrian Government forces are taking against civilians. Fabius specified that the discussion was focused on the small Syrian town of …