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11:01 : We are closing! Not without taking one last look at the main news headlines.

The “freedom convoy” led to numerous arrests and XXL blockades on the Paris ring road throughout the afternoon. “Yellow Vests” figure Jérôme Rodrigues was arrested near the Elysée. The situation returned to normal towards evening.

A diplomatically busy afternoon. Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron warned Vladimir Putin against the invasion of Ukraine.

The Grand Slam is still possible for France’s XV after a strong victory (30-24) on cable against Ireland.

Quentin Fillon Maillet took the silver in the sprint, his seventh French medal at the Beijing Olympics. Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron took the lead in the ice dancing competition before the final results on Monday. Sunday is a chance for new medals in biathlon men’s and women’s.

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22:06 : “It is unclear whether this massive concentration of troops is still a bluff aimed at gaining massive concessions from the West, or whether Vladimir Putin wants to invade Ukraine. Unfortunately, only one person has the answer to this question, and that is Vladimir Putin, Kim. He says he doesn’t want to invade Ukraine. But we know very well that the Kremlin regime has denied the obvious several times.”

Galia Ackerman is trying to analyze the fake poker game played on the border of Ukraine and Russia on the microphone of franceinfo.

22:01 : A little further west. Canada announced the temporary closure of its embassy in Kiev and relocating its operations to a temporary office in Lviv. “Due to the worsening of the situation caused by the deployment of Russian troops to the border”.

21:31 : France advises its citizens not to travel to Ukraine, especially in the north and east of the country, unlike some other European countries, without advising expatriates to leave Ukrainian territory, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

20:04 : The Kremlin has condemned an American hysteria at its “climax” this evening after the Biden-Putin call. “Hysteria has reached its climax”Yuri Ouchakov, Vladimir Putin’s diplomatic adviser, commented at a press conference. He clearly stated that “presidents agreed to maintain contacts at all levels”.

20:01 : It is 20:00, after this intense and emotional evening, we will evaluate the news.

• The Grand Slam is still possible for France’s XV after a strong victory on cable (30-24) against Ireland.

The “freedom convoy” led to numerous arrests and XXL blockades on the Paris ring road throughout the afternoon. “Yellow Vests” figure Jérôme Rodrigues was arrested near the Elysée.

• A diplomatically busy afternoon. Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron warned Vladimir Putin against the invasion of Ukraine.

Quentin Fillon Maillet took the silver in the sprint, his seventh French medal at the Beijing Olympics. Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron took the lead in the ice dancing competition before the final results on Monday.

19:42 : The long-awaited call, “professional and rich”however it did not result “The fundamental change in the dynamic we’ve been observing over the past few weeks”angered an American official in front of journalists.

19:42 : US President Joe Biden warned his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. “serious and quick responses“Just during a phone call how much damage Moscow would suffer in the event of an attack by Ukraine.

19:05 : No politics at the Olympics? Ukrainian skeleton racer Vladyslav Heraskevych unfurled a flag that read “No war in Ukraine” after finishing the race in 18th place. The dedicated site Inside The Games asked the IOC if this was a violation of rule 50, which prohibits any political demonstration. “As this is a call for peace, the case is closed” agency replied.

18:16 : Definitely, Vladimir Putin will spend the day on the phone. He spent an hour on the phone with Joe Biden after speaking to Emmanuel Macron for 1h40 this afternoon, according to a White House statement.

17:37 : Dutch airline KLM has announced that it is suspending all flights to Ukraine until further notice.

17:15 : The Kremlin story about the phone call between Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Poutine this afternoon, after receiving the version of the Elysée. The President of Russia called “provocative speculation” Accusations against Russia of an imminent invasion of Ukraine.

16:11 : According to the press release from the Elysée, the two presidents “both expressed a desire to continue the dialogue” over “Ways to progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements” Donbass and above “Conditions of security and stability in Europe”.

16:11 : “I want you to stop.” That’s pretty much what Emmanuel Macron said to Vladimir Putin during the long meeting the two heads of state had this afternoon. French president warned “Intimate dialogue is incompatible with escalation” military on the border with Ukraine

16:02 : It’s 16:00. We are making a new update on the news:

French President Emmanuel Macron met with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for 1 hour and 40 minutes in order to reduce the escalating tension in the Russia-Ukraine crisis. Some countries urged their citizens to leave Ukraine at the risk of invasion.

Police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators from the “freedom convoy” that met on the Champs-Elysées in Paris in the early afternoon. Follow our live stream.

#OG2022 Quentin Fillon Maillet took the silver in the sprint, his seventh French medal at the Beijing Olympics. Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron took the lead in the ice dancing competition before the final results on Monday.

15:48 : French President Emmanuel Macron met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for 1h40 in order to ease the escalating tension in the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.

15:18 : Antony Blinken, head of American diplomacy, confirmed that the diplomatic path continues. “opened” To avoid a conflict in Ukraine, only one “de-escalation” He had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, from Moscow today.

13:51 : “It’s a double bluff”, “The United States warned yesterday of a possible Russian invasion,” said Florent Parmentier, secretary general of CEVIPOF-Sciences Po. “close” Ukrainian. For Russia expert Joe Biden “Increase the pressure” seem “mainly as a mediator against a Russia that wants to go to war with Ukraine”.

13:29 : Non-existent German citizens “compulsory” must “short term” leave Ukraine, where a “Military conflict cannot be ignored”, recommended the German Foreign Ministry. France has not issued any instructions to that effect at this time.

13:24 : While the tension in the face of the Russian soldiers massed on the borders in Ukraine rises day by day, daily life in the villages on the front line is getting harder. In the southeast of the country, 350 inhabitants live with the army in Pavlopol, near Mariupol. Report.

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12:12 : Russia began to reduce its diplomatic presence in Ukraine. “We were afraid of possible provocations from the Kiev regime or from third countries, indeed we made a certain optimization decision in the staff of the Russian representations in Ukraine”said a spokesperson for Russian diplomacy in a press release.

12:00 in the afternoon. : Afternoon. We are making a new update on the news:

Thousands of people opposing the vaccination card, which came in convoys from all over France, tried to enter Paris to demonstrate despite the ban by the police station. More than 200 oral expressions were prepared. Follow our live stream.

Quentin Fillon Maillet took the silver in the sprint, his seventh French medal at the Beijing Olympics.

As Russia faces the threat of invading Ukraine and is presented as imminent, phone bells are ringing in an attempt to restart dialogue on both sides of the Atlantic: Putin should meet today, in particular, with Biden and Macron.

12:06 : Russia has launched new major naval maneuvers in the Black Sea. “The purpose of the exercise is to defend the sea coast of the Crimean peninsula”Says the Department of Defense.

11:35 : Ukrainian diplomacy believes it is “It is very important to stay calm” and not to panic in the face of the threat of a Russian invasion.

09:13 : Why are there so many calls? The US warned yesterday that the Russian invasion of Ukraine was a Russian military offensive. “very real possibility” following days. White House urges Americans to leave the country “within 24 to 48 hours”.

09:12 : Phone is ringing. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that as a final move to prevent a possible invasion of Ukraine by Russia, he will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov today. Putin needs to be on the phone with Biden and Macron during the day.

09:04 : It’s 9. We put a first point on the news:

Thousands of opponents of vaccination certificates, who came in convoys from all over France and camped at the gates of the capital, set out to enter Paris and demonstrate again this morning, despite the ban by the police station. Follow our live stream.

As Russia faces the threat of invading Ukraine and is presented as imminent, phone bells are ringing in an attempt to restart dialogue on both sides of the Atlantic: Putin should meet today, in particular, with Biden and Macron.

Artists Orelsan and Clara Luciani were selected as the best artists. The Norman rapper also received the “best song” award. gasoline smelland the album of the album of the year for the singer of Provence Heart.

PSG defeated Rennes (1-0) after Kylian Mbappé scored in extra time.