G7 leaders show unity and plan new sanctions

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21:09 : Joe Biden, at the G7, earlier, Joe Biden and Boris Johnson announced a new sanction against Russia: Joe Biden announced an embargo on Russia’s gold imports to be imposed by all G7 countries, including France. According to WTO data, after oil and gas, gold is Russia’s most profitable export commodity.

21:05 : Geographical oddity, the enclave of Kaliningrad is a piece of Russia sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania. And this has become a strong point of tension between these two ardent allies of Russia and Ukraine: Moscow rightly accuses Lithuania of blocking certain goods with European sanctions. France 2 went there.

23:07 : Let’s remember the main news of Sunday, June 26:

• Face to face risk of fuel, electricity and gas shortages this winterTotalEnergies, EDF and Engie, the French “now” their consumption. The government has confirmed that it is considering the temporary restart of a coal-fired power plant in Saint-Avold (Moselle).

• A missile hit a residential building in Kiev, killing one person. Russia denies targeting it and blames Ukraine’s anti-aircraft missiles. On the sidelines of the G7 summit in Germany, Ukraine once again asked the West for weapons. Follow our live stream.

• Météo France announced that eight departments in eastern France are on orange alert for the risk of thunderstorms.

18:20 : It’s 18:00 and it’s time to remember the main information for this Sunday:

• Face to face risk of fuel, electricity and gas shortages this winterTotalEnergies, EDF and Engie, the French “now” their consumption. The government has confirmed that it is considering the temporary restart of a coal-fired power plant in Saint-Avold (Moselle).

• A missile hit a residential building in Kiev, killing one person. Russia denies targeting it and blames Ukraine’s anti-aircraft missiles. On the sidelines of the G7 summit in Germany, Ukraine once again asked the West for weapons. Follow our live stream.

• Météo France announced that eight departments in eastern France are on orange alert for the risk of thunderstorms.

18:17 : Four months after the start of the Russian offensive in Ukraine, Russia is adjusting to the departure of many companies. Renault factories produce Ladas, soda shelves are filled with Cool Cola, and McDonald’s restaurants have reopened under a new brand. Moscow residents interviewed by France 2 claim that they do not see the difference.

17:58 : In addition to the air strikes that hit Kiev, Russia claimed responsibility for missile attacks on three regions in the north and west of Ukraine, which the Russian Ministry of Defense offers as a military training center. One of these sites is located in the Lviv region, about thirty kilometers from the Polish border. It is not known whether these strikes resulted in loss of life.

17:47 : In a press release, the Russian Ministry of Defense describes it as: “fake” He claims that his army hit a residential area in the Ukrainian capital. artiom weapons factory, “Targeted as military infrastructure”.

Also, according to Moscow, the damage to a nearby residential building was caused by a Ukrainian anti-aircraft missile.

16:01 : Russia said it hit a missile manufacturing facility in Kiev, not a residential area.

17:46 : “One body found, four hospitalized, six injured, including a 7-year-old girl”Said the mayor of Ukraine’s capital, Vitaly Klitschko, who went there early in the morning.

This is the third time since the beginning of the Russian occupation, this area to the northwest of Kiev has been targeted by missiles. He was shot first in mid-March and then on April 28 during the visit of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

15:42 : this The strike, which targeted a residential area near the center of Kiev, dead and four injured, according to a new report from city hall. Follow our live stream.

15:01 : Russian attack in the center of #Kiev. A 9-storey apartment building was hit at around 06:30 this morning.

15:01 : Gilles Gallinaro, one of franceinfo’s special envoys to Ukraine, arrived this morning in front of the residential area near the city center of Kyiv, which was targeted by Russia.

15:55 : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns Emmanuel Macron against the lure of a negotiated solution “now” There is a risk of extension in Ukraine “global instability”, says Downing Street. At a meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Germany, the two leaders “He acknowledged that this is a critical moment in the evolution of the conflict and that it is possible to change the course of the war.”A spokesperson for the British government said.

12:38 : The Ukrainian government is calling for more weapons and sanctions from the G7 countries meeting in Bavaria (Germany) to Moscow, following new Russian airstrikes on a residential area near the center of Kiev at dawn. “G7 summit should respond with more sanctions against Russia and more heavy weapons for Ukraine”The head of Ukrainian diplomacy, Dmytro Kouleba, said on Twitter: “defeating sick imperialism” Russians after this attack, in which at least four people were injured in the Ukrainian capital.

18:02 : At noon, here are the headlines:

Météo France announced that eight departments in eastern France are on orange alert for the risk of thunderstorms.

• Following the early morning Russian attack on a residential area near the center of Kiev, Ukraine is meeting for a summit in Bavaria (Germany), demanding more weapons and sanctions from the G7 countries against Moscow. Follow our live stream.

• Emmanuel Macron endorsed Elisabeth Borne as Prime Minister and instructed her to form a new government in early July. Follow our live stream.

• Three main energy suppliers in France are calling for reduced consumption in the face of rising prices in a column published in the newspaper. sunday newspaper

12:30 in the afternoon. : G7 and NATO meeting at the summit in Bavaria (South Germany) “stay together” US President Joe Biden said in a meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz that he opposes Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin gives hope “One way or another, NATO and the G7 are divided”Estimating the tenant of the White House. “But we didn’t and we won’t.”

10:29 : Early this morning in #Kyiv, there is a 🇷🇺 strike at residences near the central station. Clearly targeted civilians. Citizenship and passport of one of the residents rescued from the rubble 🇷🇺… #WeStandWithUkraine solidarity 🇫🇷🇺🇦🇪🇺 https://t.co/qktSswyJ6Q

10:29 : Etienne de Poncins, French Ambassador to Ukraine, talks about the strikes that hit a residential complex near the center of Kiev this morning.

12:11 : It’s 9 in the morning, let’s take a look at the news:

Yaël Braun-Pivet, who has been Minister for Foreign Affairs for a month and should become Speaker of the National Assembly on Tuesday, has left the government according to a decree published in the Official Gazette today. Elisabeth Borne has been confirmed as Prime Minister on her behalf and is responsible for forming a new government by Emmanuel Macron in early July.

• Four explosions were heard in Kiev early this morning, hitting a residential complex near the center of the capital. The purpose of this strike“Fear the Ukrainians” Approaching the NATO summit (June 28-30 in Madrid), the mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitaly Klitschko guessed.

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday that the global monkeypox epidemic is a health threat whose evolution is very worrying, even before it reaches the stage of a global health emergency.

American Sydney McLaughlin broke the 400m hurdles world record in the 51”41 in Eugene (Oregon) yesterday and became the United States champion from a distance, confirming her ticket to the Worlds in three weeks.