Macron secretly hosted Sarkozy before talking to Putin

The newspaper Le Monde wrote about a possible “coalition agreement” between the ex-president and Macron in the upcoming parliamentary elections in exchange for the support of the latter. The deal would allow Sarkozy to nominate Prime Minister secretly received Sarkozy before talking with Putin” /> Nicolas Sarkozy and Emmanuel Macron French President Emmanuel Macron secretly received former head of the republic Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace, Le Figaro newspaper writes. How to replace them Instructions Contributions to the article Authors Tags Subscribe to Telegram Истoчник rbc.ru The presidents discussed…

The Pope said about “NATO barking at the door of Russia”

Brother, we are not government clergy, we cannot use the language of politics, only the language of Jesus,— said the Pope. $2K for dismissal: how Zappos built the most unusual strategy Articles Patriarch Kirill and the Pope first met in person in Cuba in 2016, they talked via video link in mid-March of this year. However, according to him, the workers at the port refused to do so, urging them to “think about the children of Yemen.” According to Francis, “there should be more like this.” Francis added that after…

Macron told Putin about the “extreme severity” of the consequences of the operation in Ukraine

Paris is ready to cooperate with competent international organizations to help lift the “Russian blockade of Ukrainian food exports through the Black Sea”, indicating that it risks leading to consequences for world food security.< /p> The conversation between Putin and Macron lasted two hours and ten minutes, BFM journalist Patrick Sos said earlier. According to Macron, the consequences of the operation will be extremely severe told Putin about the “extreme severity” of the consequences of the operation in Ukraine” /> The actions of Russian forces in Ukraine will lead to…

The Verkhovna Rada adopted a bill to ban “pro-Russian” parties

Read on RBC Pro Pro You have lost important suppliers due to sanctions. If a party “denies aggression against Ukraine” or glorifies the “militia”, then it will be considered pro-Russian, the Ukrainian parliament said The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a bill that prohibits the activities of “pro-Russian” parties, according to the Parliament's Telegram channel. Chairman of the Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk pointed out that in Ukraine “apart from pro-Ukrainian parties, there can be no others”; and associations that act in the interests of other countries do not have the right…

New EU sanctions package to include measures against ‘subjects of disinformation’

The goal in this case — slow down the development of Russia»,— Putin said. Earlier on May 3, the diplomat noted “that, at least with regard to oil imports, this agreement will be possible to reach by the next meeting of the EU Council.” After the start of the Russian special operation in Ukraine, Europe has already taken some measures in the fight against “disinformation”. Some countries have announced restrictions on other Russian media. “Sanctions will be imposed in any case. and TASS. On March 1, the ban came into…

The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of the Ukrainian “Tochka-U”, “Osa” and “Grad”

Near the settlements of Krasny Liman, Kramatorsk and Kamyshevakha, four radar stations for detecting air targets, six ammunition depots and missile and artillery weapons, as well as a US-made counter-battery radar. Will this lead to a global recession? technique. Russian air defense systems shot down a Ukrainian drone, hit a Tochka-U ballistic missile mid-air, and intercepted nine Smerch multiple launch rocket launchers, the agency reported * Video Russian troops using high-precision missiles destroyed three Ukrainian radar stations for illumination and guidance of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Tochka-U tactical missile…

Croatia vows to veto Finland and Sweden joining NATO

“As president of the state representing Croatia at the NATO summit, I will veto the invitation, that's what I can do,” — said the Croatian leader. In mid-April, it became known that Sweden and Finland intended to apply to join the alliance soon. Read on RBC Pro Pro Why the elections in France are the first alarm signal for investors Pro Articles How to survive the crisis: advice from Igor Rybakov, Fyodor Ovchinnikov and others Pro Articles What will happen to the ruble exchange rate and inflation Articles Pro How…

Oliver Stone described the scenario with a provocation with nuclear weapons in the Donbass

Article content Authors Tags Subscribe to Telegram RBC Stay up to date with the latest news even in conditions of blocking Истoчник rbc.ru Thus, Washington will be able to set against Moscow those who do not currently take an anti-Russian position, the director concludes Oliver Stone Director Oliver Stone, who released a film about Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2017, wondered if the United States was not preparing to arrange a provocation with nuclear weapons in the Donbass in order to blame Russia for this. Applying Deming's Principles to Sales…

UN Security Council to hold next meeting on Ukraine on May 5

Russia decided to withdraw from the council ahead of schedule. The United States chairs the Security Council in May. If this is not possible, then, as an alternative, the Ukrainian president suggested that the Security Council be “reformatted”; or “self-dissolve”. Will this lead to a global recession? In early March, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that Russia be expelled from the UN Security Council because of its “war crimes.” But members of the Security Council, in particular the United Kingdom and the United States, noted that this was impossible. Read…

Prime Minister of Finland reported on discussions in Parliament on NATO membership

Until that date, Finnish parliamentary committees will complete their discussion of the report on foreign and security policy. In his opinion, Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to “restore Russia's former importance in a changed world.” Read on RBC Pro Pro The Bank of Russia lowered the rate to 14%. Finnish Prime Minister Marin: There is a discussion in Parliament about applying to NATO In the Finnish Parliament, discussions are underway on the issue of NATO membership, various scenarios of Moscow's reaction are being worked out, Marin said. As Scholz said,…

Putin discussed with Lukashenka issues on “promotion of union building”

The Russian President noted that the EU has a single currency, a very powerful customs union and a common space for movement between countries. “In continuation of the Russian-Belarusian talks at the highest level on April 12, some issues of the bilateral agenda and the promotion of union building were considered. In addition, the leaders of Russia and Belarus discussed the situation in Ukraine in the context of the ongoing special military operation there, and also confirmed the “mutual attitude” for the further strengthening of Russian-Belarusian allied relations. The agreement…

The court in Fiji allowed to confiscate the superyacht “associated with Kerimov”

In addition, restrictive measures against Kerimov were also introduced in the European Union, they imply an asset freeze and a ban on entry. There is good reason to believe, the lawyer said, that the FBI, US Coast Guard and other agencies have already arrived in Fiji to take her away. At the request of Judge Justice Deepti Amaratunga, a spokesman for the Fiji Prosecutor's Office commented on Haniff's concerns, assuring that Amadea would not be moved anywhere on May 3rd. The yacht was built at a shipyard in Hamburg in…

Yerbol Nazarbayev was fired from the Anti-Corruption Service of Kazakhstan

In late January, the Senate of Kazakhstan proposed to adjust the law on the first president, so as not to coordinate with him the key directions of foreign and domestic policy. Yerbol Nazarbayev, whom the Kazakh media call the nephew of the country's ex-president Nursultan Nazarbayev, was fired in April from the Anti-Corruption Agency. In January of this year, mass protests took place in Kazakhstan, which escalated into riots, clashes, battles and seizures of government buildings. The decision to dismiss Yerbol Nazarabayev from his post was made by Marat Akhmetzhanov,…

Biden called the crisis in Ukraine a “turning point in history”

Read on RBC Pro Pro Does the “unfriendly country” argument work in a dispute over a foreign brand Articles Pro Better two bad ones than zero good ones. Investor's Digest Articles Pro x The Economist The Fed made a historic mistake. Therefore, we are acting in such a way that it would be difficult for Russia to gain access to them, — indicated by the head of state. “Semiconductors are especially important for defense manufacturing capabilities. Of the total amount, $20 billion should be directed to weapons and equipment for…

Le Matin learned about the desire of Bulgaria and the Czech Republic to withdraw from the oil embargo

The New York Times also called similar terms. They want to make an exception for Hungary and Slovakia, which are completely dependent on Russian supplies, an unnamed European official said. At the same time, Germany “will take more time to become independent of natural gas imports,” the German authorities said. Countries want to follow the example of Hungary and Slovakia, for which the EC wants to make an exception. A gradual ban on oil supplies is expected to be included in the sixth package of EU sanctions against Russia Bulgaria…