Tuesday

25th Apr 2017

Ticker

Putin plans Paris visit on 19 October

Sergey Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, said on Thursday that president Vladimir Putin would go to Paris on 19 October to speak about Syria, Ukraine and bilateral relations with French president Francois Hollande. French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, who was meeting Lavrov, did not confirm the visit, Ayrault saying he was in Moscow to tell Lavrov "face to face that no one can tolerate [the] situation" in Syria.

France still anxious over possibility of Le Pen win

Despite opinion polls that place centrist Macron well ahead of the far-right leader Le Pen in the 7 May presidential run-off, doubts are emerging about his capacity to unite the French people around his candidacy.

Russia suspected of Macron hack

Likely Russian spies tried to steal email passwords from Macron's people the same way they hacked US elections, new study says.

Investigation

Le Pen-Poutine: des liens qui remontent à loin

La leader du Front National a rencontré le président russe trois fois, et non pas une comme elle l'affirme. Mais l'argent que son parti a obtenu, et sous quelles conditions, restent un mystère.