France allowed the introduction of the EU embargo on Russian oil “this week”

State Secretary of the French Foreign Ministry Clement Bon allowed the EU embargo on Russian oil until May 15 Secretary of State for European Affairs of the French Foreign Ministry Clement Bon said that the EU could take a decision on the embargo on Russian oil as early as this week. Today Emmanuel Macron will

Macron inaugurated in France

The re-elected president promised to build a “stronger France” and expressed confidence that the country would show its best in “difficult times.” The ceremony was attended by his predecessors Sarkozy and Hollande Emmanuel Macron The inauguration of French President Emmanuel Macron took place at the Elysee Palace. He officially took office as head of state

France did not invite Russia to mark the end of World War II

France became the second country that did not invite the Russian delegation to events marking the end of World War II. At the same time, the Immortal Regiment action is allowed in Paris and other cities of the country The French authorities did not invite Russian representatives to the May 8th celebration of the end

Nice-Matin announced the arrest of the Friedman family villa in France

According to Nice-Matin, the property is owned by a company 99% owned by the entrepreneur's daughters. The arrest is related to the sanctions imposed by the European Union against Fridman, according to the publication Mikhail Fridman French authorities have arrested the Copab villa, writes Nice-Matin. The publication calls it owned by the family of the

Malian authorities announce the termination of the defense agreement with France

The Malian authorities announced “flagrant violations” of the republic's sovereignty by the French military. Bamako terminated the defense agreement with Paris, which had been in force since 2014 =”The authorities of Mali have announced the termination of the defense agreement with France” /> Mali is terminating the defense agreement with France, announced in a televised

Nice-Matin announced the arrest of the villas of Russian businessmen in France

France, under EU sanctions, arrested three villas associated with Russian businessmen. Since the end of February, the country's authorities have blocked €178 million in banks, arrested four yachts and six helicopters Oleg Deripaska As part of the implementation of the sanctions imposed against Russia, the French authorities arrested three mansions in the south of the

Macron’s victory overshadowed by “yellow vests”: France is torn apart by contradictions

Unpopular reforms complicate the new term of the head of state Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election has become as expected as the protests over the outcome of the second round of voting. But the scale of the anti-presidential demonstrations, judging by the reaction of both the police and ordinary citizens, turned out

Exit polls gave victory to Macron: the hidden results of the presidential elections in France

The fight for the electorate will continue in May The second round of the next presidential election is coming to an end in France. While the official results of the voting have not been summed up, exit polls (polls of voters at the exits from polling stations) predictably indicate a likely victory for Emmanuel Macron.

France will give Ukraine self-propelled artillery mounts “Caesar”: stuck on the roads

French artillery needs greenhouse conditions French President Emmanuel Macron announced on April 22 that 155-mm Caesars would be sent to Ukraine as military aid. Alexey Leonkov, a military expert and editor of Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine, spoke about the advantages and disadvantages of the French howitzer. Photo: en.wikipedia .orgSelvejp According to him, “Caesar” has

Macron says France does not need gas from Russia

According to Macron, his country does not need Russian gas, but the EU is dependent on it. Previously, the president said he could appoint an energy planning minister responsible for France's gas and oil withdrawal Emmanuel Macron Europe depends on gas from Russia, but France does not need it, said on the France TV channel

The NYT learned that the EU linked the ban on oil from Russia to the elections in France

EU member states are discussing a phased embargo on Russian oil, but concrete proposals will be made only after the presidential elections in France are over The EU plans to introduce a phased embargo on Russian oil, but negotiations this will not begin until the end of the presidential election in France, writes The New

France predicts the results of the second round of the presidential election

Poll shows Macron likely to win Incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron could win the second round of the presidential election with 53.5 percent of the vote. The victory of the head of the Fifth Republic is predicted according to the results of a sociological survey by Elabe. Photo: Global Look Press Marine Le Pen's right-wing

Le Pen closed the gap on Macron in the second round: France froze

Race against time: will the Fifth Republic get a new president Ahead of the second round of the French presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen is closing the gap with Emmanuel Macron, according to the latest poll. Meanwhile, former President Nicolas Sarkozy spoke out in support of the current head of the Republic, praising

Macron said that Putin respects and singles out France among Western countries

Macron: Putin singles out France among other Western countries, relations need to be rethought European countries should rethink relations with Russia and Turkey in order to “bring” them closer to themselves, Macron believes. According to him, Putin distinguishes France from other Western countries, but dialogue with him is always frank Dialogue with Russian President Vladimir

Results of the first round of presidential elections in France. infographics

Following the processing of 100% of the votes, Emmanuel Macron scored 27.84%, and his main rival Marine Le Pen – 23.15%. Both will participate in the second round of elections, which will be held on April 24 The turnout in the first round of the presidential elections in France was 73.69%— this is the lowest

France declares six more Russian diplomats persona non grata

Paris declared six Russian diplomats persona non grata, the secret services found out that they acted against the national interests of France. This is stated on the website of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “After a very lengthy investigation, the General Directorate of Internal Security (DGSI) revealed on Sunday, April 10, a covert operation

Protests begin in France

There are reports in the media of several protests in France against the backdrop of the presidential campaign, some protesting against the incumbent President Emmanuel Macron, others against the candidate for the presidency – Marine Le Pen. Recall that after processing 75% of the votes: Macron is gaining 27.2%, and Le Pen – 26.28%. Both

Between Macron and Le Pen: elections in France called “poor quality”

Polls Predict Historically Low French Presidential Turnout On Sunday, April 10, French people vote in the presidential election. Voting turnout may be historically low, according to opinion polls. Photo: ruwikipedia ahead of the French presidential election polls, 80% of those polled felt that the campaign was of “poor quality”, many complained about the lack of

Named the main problem of Macron in Sunday’s presidential elections in France

Missing voter turnout threatens unpredictable results It's only a matter of time before the first round of the French presidential election. According to the polls among the candidates, the current head of state Emmanuel Macron is in the lead, but the voter turnout remains a big question – and this factor introduces an element of

Peskov saw the expulsion of diplomats by France as a “closed window” for relations

The press secretary of the Russian president said there is a “potential risk” of a severance of diplomatic relations between Moscow and Paris if the expulsions of diplomats continue Embassy of the Russian Federation in France France's decision to expel Russian diplomats « closes the window for relations between countries, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov

France announced the possibility of paying for Russian gas in euros

French Minister of Ecological Transition Pompili spoke about the possibility of paying for Russian gas in euros with further conversion into rubles, “in particular, by Gazprombank” Companies will be able to continue paying for gas from Russia in euros through banks, who will convert them into rubles, in particular Gazprombank. This was stated by the

France to lift covid restrictions on visa applications in Russia

France allowed all Russians to apply for a visa Previously, certain categories of Russians could apply for a French visa, for example, children, spouses or parents of EU citizens, as well as students of French universities, pilots and sailors France from 1 April lifts all restrictions on applying for Schengen visas, according to the website

France, Turkey and Greece are preparing an operation to evacuate Mariupol

French president wants to discuss 'exceptional humanitarian operation' with Putin President Emmanuel Macron says France is going to lead an 'exceptional humanitarian operation' alongside Turkey and Greece to evacuate residents of a Ukrainian city Mariupol. Photo: “We are going to launch a humanitarian operation together with Turkey and Greece to evacuate all those who

France puts three nuclear-powered missile submarines into the sea at once

Expert: 'It's more of a political decision' France has put three of its nuclear-powered missile submarines into the sea for the first time in thirty years, according to The Times. We asked the Chairman of the St. Petersburg Navy Submariners Club, Captain 1st Rank Igor Kurdin, to comment on the message. Photo: en. The

Food cards will be introduced in France, and in Germany they began to save water

Europe is going through an economic crisis. Due to the difficult situation in the world, prices began to rise for food and housing and communal services in all states. In France, they are going to help poor citizens with food cards, and in Germany, residents are urged to follow discounts. On the radio station France

France blocked the assets of the Russians for €850 million

In France, the assets of Russian “oligarchs” were “immobilized” for €850 million, including two yachts of €150 million each The Amore Vero yacht in the port of the Mediterranean resort of La Ciotat, France French authorities since the beginning of March blocked the assets of the Russian “oligarchs” 850 million euros, which were in French

The ministers of Italy and France are shocked by the impact of anti-Russian sanctions on the economy of their countries

Russia's response to Western sanctions exceeded the worst fears of officials in the two countries. The former head of the Ministry of Trade and Crafts of Italy, Paolo Savona, shared on social networks the fears that the trip around the country caused him. On his Twitter account, he said that the consequences of the imposition

France and Norway to close airspace to aircraft from Russia

France will ban Russian airlines and aircraft from crossing its airspace from the evening of February 27 due to the military operation in Ukraine. The same decision was then made by Norway France has closed airspace for Russian aircraft and airlines, Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said on Twitter. “France will close airspace for all Russian