Tuesday

25th Apr 2017

Ticker

Merkel, Hollande, and Putin talk but set no meeting

Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Francois Hollande had a phone call with Russia's Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, a day after Putin "postponed" a visit to Paris. They said in a statement that they had "worked together" to set up a so-called Normandy Format meeting with Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreement to end the war in eastern Ukraine. But no meeting was announced.

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.