“The last few days have made it possible to open new avenues,” said Emmanuel Macron in Berlin.

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22:49 : As diplomatic talks continue in Kiev, Ukrainians are preparing for a war that many believe is inevitable. Our journalist Benjamin Illy met with Donbass veterans and volunteers ready to stand up “millions” against the Russians.

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21:54 : German Chancellor Olaf Scholz confirmed that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline “don’t go forward” Republican Mitch McConnell reassured if Russia invaded Ukraine. This gas pipeline problem connecting Russia to Germany – completed but not yet put into service – has weighed on relations between Washington and Berlin for years.

21:36 : “20 hours” went to Donbass, the Ukrainian region held by pro-Russian separatists. The fight for the airport in Oktyabrsky between 2014 and 2015 was particularly fierce. Today, the town looks like a ghost town. Report.

20:47 : “It’s always better to be strong to argue with the Russians. And for a Russian to be a campaign candidate is never to be strong.”

Guest of France 5, ex-Prime president felt withdrawn “election risk” Desiring to establish a dialogue with Moscow. “He is a thousand times right to seize the terms”, added.

20:42 : “The first goal: to avoid war. Second, to consolidate and defend at all times the unity of Europeans and allies. Third, to defend the principles that make up our Europe, especially the respect for the sovereignty of all States.

The President holds a press conference in Berlin, where he visits German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

20:41 : It’s 8 p.m., opportunity to make a new point in the news:

INSEE forecasts inflation “between 3% and 3.5%” in the coming months in France. Prices will continue to rise until summer, according to the government agency responsible for national statistics.

At the hearing of Pont-de-Beauvoisin’s newlyweds, Nordahl Lelandais, Eddy and Anne-Laure told the Isère Assize Court about their experiences. “bring the wolf to the corral”. Hearing summary.

• According to the information France has obtained from compliant sources, the Senate will launch an investigation commission on the functioning of nursing homes after abuses in Orpea institutions are revealed. We provide an update on appeals against the group in one article.

After consultations in Moscow and Kiev, Emmanuel Macron arrived in Berlin to meet with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. He claims to have seen “concrete solutions” To resolve the Russian-Western crisis.

19:12 : Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin spent long hours in the Kremlin yesterday, separating the Ukraine crisis with a table several meters long. The image was quickly manipulated at the risk of misinterpretation.

Emmanuel Macron met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow (Russia) on February 7, 2022.  (EYEPRESS NEWS / AFP)

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20:13 : Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Berlin to meet with Olaf Scholz after consultations in Moscow and Kiev. The German Chancellor received the President of France for a working dinner attended by Polish President Andrzej Duda.

18:40 : Here is the update in the news:

• After consultations in Moscow and Kiev, Emmanuel Macron, “concrete solutions” He claimed that he received a commitment from Vladimir Putin to resolve the Russian-Western crisis related to Ukraine.“argument” In addition.

• LR candidate Valérie Pécresse and socialist Anne Hidalgo have received enough sponsorship to run in the presidential election in April, joining Emmanuel Macron, who has already passed the 500-signature mark according to the signature list updated daily by the Constitutional Council.

• According to the information France has obtained from compliant sources, the Senate will launch an investigation commission on the functioning of nursing homes after abuses in Orpea institutions are revealed. We provide an update on appeals against the group in one article.

• Former Pope Benedict XVI asked “I am sad” Victims of sexual assaults committed by clergy while having responsibilities in the church.

14:42 : “President Putin told me yesterday that it will not cause an escalation. I think it is important. But nobody is naive: recent deployments are linked to a state of tension and you didn’t hear me announce anything about it yesterday. Progress will be the result of a process.”

14:34 : Emmanuel Macron thinks in front of journalists: “It is possible to advance the negotiations” It reaffirms its will to establish peace between Russia and Ukraine and on this issue.“Engage in a permanent de-escalation in the coming months”.

14:29 : “We protect our country. We are on our own soil. We act with dignity.”

Volodymyr Zelensky It evokes the attitude of his country in the face of threats from Russia.

14:36 : “Common determination [à mettre en œuvre les accords de Minsk] It’s the only way that allows us to build peace, that allows us to build a viable political solution.”

Emmanuel Macron emphasized the importance for Turkey of the agreements signed between the Russians and Ukrainians in Minsk in 2015 at the press conference he held. “build peace”.

14:33 : “Aside from Germany, France is also determined to tirelessly pursue mediation efforts between Russia and Ukraine.”

14:33 : “Ukraine has chosen the path of reform and democracy since 2014. (…) You can count on the support of Europeans in this matter.”

Emmanuel Macron commemorates the militants of the 2014 Maidan revolution in Kiev.

14:13 : Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speak to the press. You can follow their talk here.

14:23 : Here is the point in the news in the afternoon:

• Emmanuel Macron said he bought Vladimir Putin “No discussion”. “I didn’t think for a second that you would make a move yesterday”He entrusted the President to several journalists on the presidential plane to Kiev.

• Former Pope Benedict XVI asked “I am sad” Victims of sexual assaults committed by clergy while having responsibilities in the church.

In 2021, France recorded the worst trade deficit in its history at 84.7 billion euros, customs said today.

• The French Olympic team won its first championship in Beijing thanks to 20 km individual biathlon winner Quentin Fillon Maillet. The blue delegation has a total of five medals (one gold, four silver).

13:20 : The very long table that Emmanuel Macron was sitting at during his meeting with Vladimir Poutine last night surprised me. What did the president think? “I experienced it as the health protocol they wanted to apply, but it didn’t bother the discussion at all. There were tiny microphones and earphones, dso we heard it perfect”Emmanuel Macron told France Télévisions on the plane that brought him to Kiev.

12:14 : It is noon, here is the subject of the news:

• Emmanuel Macron said he bought Vladimir Putin “No discussion”. “I didn’t think for a second that you would make a move yesterday”He entrusted the President to several journalists on the presidential plane to Kiev.

• New tile for EDF. The electrician will shut down 3 additional nuclear reactors to carry out checks due to suspected corrosion. This can complicate the electricity supply.

In 2021, France recorded the worst trade deficit in its history at 84.7 billion euros, customs said today.

• France won its first Olympic title in Beijing thanks to 20 km individual biathlon winner Quentin Fillon Maillet.

11:48 : “I didn’t think for a second that you would make a move yesterday”He entrusted the President to several journalists on the presidential plane, before stating: “It was for me to block the game to prevent a escalation and open up new perspectives. (…) For me, that goal was accomplished.”

11:28 : Emmanuel Macron says he bought Vladimir Putin “that there is no climbing”.

10:11 : Clément Beaune, Minister of State for European Affairs, invited to France 2 this morning, “IFrench gas stocks are in any case sufficient to get through our winter”, Even in the case of an open crisis with Russia.

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09:00 : It’s 9 am, here’s the point in the news:

• France recorded the worst trade deficit in its history with 84.7 billion euros in 2021, customs said today.

• According to information from franceinfo, a new complaint has been made about Orpea. “forgery and forgery use” by two nursing assistants.

• After Moscow yesterday, Kiev. Emmanuel Macron is expected to meet with his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in the Ukrainian capital this morning and present his proposals for resolving the crisis with Russia.

• Another silver medal for the French team won by freestyle skier Tess Ledeux in the Big Air. The top favourite, the Frenchwoman ruled the competition for a long time before losing on cable to Chinese Eileen Gu.

08:33 : Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Moscow is on the front page of your newspapers this morning. For ReleaseThe French president has not only come to preach de-escalation in the Ukraine crisis, but also “Strengthening its international reputation in terms of the election campaign”.

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07:30 : Hi there @Ariane. There is this article written by my colleague Elise Lambert! It was published at the end of January and therefore is not aware of the latest developments, but you will find the outline of this secret conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

07:29 : Hi there. I’m looking for an article like “Understand everything about the crisis in Ukraine” and I can’t find it. These articles are always very interesting and provide a good understanding. Thanks in advance and have a nice day 😃

08:04 : We start with a first point in the news:

• After Moscow, Kiev. Emmanuel Macron is expected to meet with his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in the Ukrainian capital this morning and present his proposals for resolving the crisis with Russia.

• After nearly 6 hours of meeting with Emmanuel Macron in Moscow, Vladimir Putin assured yesterday evening that he is ready to do everything to find a compromise and prevent a military escalation in the conflict around Ukraine.

• Another silver medal for the French team won by freestyle skier Tess Ledeux in the Big Air. The top favourite, the Frenchwoman ruled the competition for a long time before losing on cable to Chinese Eileen Gu.

Marine Le Pen said he was considering a system at France 2 last night. “progressive” For the French who entered the working life before the age of 20, retirement at the age of 60 with a 40-year pension.