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French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation. One of the topics of the conversation was the situation around Ukraine.
According to the Kremlin’s press service, the conversation took place at the initiative of the French side.
The Kremlin's press service reports that Putin complained to the French president about the alleged violation of the Minsk agreements by Ukraine. The Russian president claims that Kyiv is exacerbating the situation …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the proposal of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron for direct negotiations with Vladimir Putin is unfair towards Ukraine.
In an interview with the Lithuanian publication LRT, Zelensky said that he believes that a personal meeting between the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and the President of the United States, Joe Biden, is "their right." According to Zelensky, these are large countries, which …
The French leadership hopes that Russia will not interfere in the presidential elections in 2022 but Paris is under no illusions about the practices of hacking and information attacks that Russia uses against other countries, said in an interview with LB.ua Pierre Person, a member of the French National Assembly and one of the closest associates of President Emmanuel Macron.
"In 2017 and 2018, during a meeting with the Russian leadership, President Macron made it clear that such interference …
Russian President Vladimir Putin complained about Ukraine during a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron, reported the Kremlin's press service.
Putin and Macron spoke about the need to intensify the negotiation progress to implement the Minsk agreements and resolve the conflict in the Donbas.
"The Russian president pointed to the destructive actions of Kyiv, which is responsible for sabotaging the efforts, including Normandy format," the Kremlin said.
Putin believes …
The Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, summoned the German Ambassador Anka Feldhusen and France’s ambassador Etienne de Ponsen to hear an explanation regarding the proposal of the French and German leaders to hold direct talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
According to him, the fact that other leaders of the European Union refused the idea to hold a summit with Putin is "very good. It is a victory." Also, the document adopted by the EU member states says that Russia should …
Leaders of the "Normandy Four" countries will soon hold talks on Donbas without the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports Dzerkalo Tyzhnia, citing a source in diplomatic circles.
The interlocutor of the newspaper claims that the conversation of the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will take place this week. The leaders of the countries will discuss the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas and …
During his visit to Kyiv, French President Emmanuel Macron plans to propose to the Ukrainian government a sale contract for French Dassault Rafale fighter jets, reports the French newspaper Opex360.
According to media reports, France is interested to offer Rafale fighters as a preplacement for ageing Soviet MiG-29 aircraft, which is in service with the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
"The French president believes in Rafale's chances of winning this former stronghold of Russian industry. Paris has an …
Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the situation in the Donbass without Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said the spokesman of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, RIA Novosti reports.
According to Peskov, the joint video conference of the leaders of Russia, France and Germany is not being prepared as an event of the Normandy Four. Peskov added that one of the topics of the talks will be the Donbas.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is ready to meet with each of the leaders of the "Normandy Four" if negotiations on the Donbas are postponed, Zelensky said at the forum "Ukraine 30. Culture, media, tourism" in Kyiv, UNIAN reports.
He said that Kyiv is now "in any case" preparing for a meeting in the "Normandy format" with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France. But, according to him, if this does not happen, he is ready to personally talk with each of the leaders.
"If, as they say, " …
The Russian leadership is outraged over another leak to the French media of details of confidential conversation between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron, reports Kommersant newspaper, citing a diplomatic source in Moscow. The interlocutor of the newspaper stressed that the essence of the negotiations between the two leaders was distorted by the media. According to him, Moscow demanded an explanation from Paris, but the source did not specify in what form the explanation was …