23rd Mar 2023


Valls: France will not respect EU budget commitments

France's budget commitments "will be obviously exceeded," Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Monday. With new spending for security and anti-terrorism, France will not respect EU deficit targets. "We have to take responsibility for that and Europe must understand it," he said on France Inter radio.

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How much can we trust Russian opinion polls on the war?

The lack of Russian opposition to the Russo-Ukrainian War is puzzling. The war is going nowhere, Russian casualties are staggering, the economy is in trouble, and living standards are declining, and yet polls indicate that most Russians support the war.

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