May 25, 2022

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Washington again says “Russia is going for an immediate invasion”, Moscow denies

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5:56 p.m. : After several weeks of crisis, the Kremlin announced yesterday that it was withdrawing part of its troops concentrated on the Ukrainian border. But the EU mediates between Moscow and Kiev, is cautious and expects “Actions” In the field. Our journalist Mary-Violet Bernard It tells you how Europeans work together In an effort to alleviate tension.

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4:17 p.m. : “In the absence of a willingness on the part of the US to accept concrete legal guarantees for our security, (…) Russia will be forced to react, especially by implementing measures of a military and technological nature.”

In response to US proposals, Russia has repeatedly said that US forces should withdraw from Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic states if the United States rejects its key defense demands.

3:52 p.m. : Russia is “Forced expulsion” Part two of the US Embassy in Moscow, Bart Gorman, told the US State Department that this was a condemnation. “Climbing”. “We call on Russia to end its unfounded expulsion of US diplomats.” And “We read our answer”A State Department spokesman told AFP.

3:31 p.m. : The United States announces that it has received a written response from Russia to its negotiating proposals. A senior U.S. official said the answer had been given to John Sullivan, the US ambassador to Russia. On January 26, Washington sent out its own plans, but they rejected key Russian demands, including a formal guarantee that Ukraine would never join NATO.

3:16 p.m. : US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, “Russia is heading for an immediate invasion” Ukraine, despite announcements of military withdrawal. “Our goal is to convey the seriousness of the situation.” Because “This is an important moment”She pointed out.

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2:43 p.m. : 2pm, regular point of the news here:

France and its Western allies have formalized the withdrawal of troops from Mali after nine years of anti-jihadist struggle. Military forces, including about 3,000 French, will be stationed in the Sahelian states and the Gulf of Guinea. Is here Reprint of Emmanuel Macron’s text.

This is the maximum fine. Advocate General Jack Talest He demanded a life sentence this morning, With a 22-year defense, against Nordahl Lelandais. Arguments are taking place this afternoon.

In Brazil, At least 104 people have died Two days after this rain, civilian defenses were declared in flood and landslides in Petropolis near Rio de Janeiro.

The Kremlin announced that it would take time to return to the camps of the troops involved in the maneuvers in the suburbs of Ukraine. Meanwhile, the West accuses Moscow of maintaining or strengthening its military presence there.

12:23 p.m. : “The Defense Minister has actually indicated that some phases of the training will be over and the soldiers will return to their home bases.”Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president, told reporters this morning. “This is a process that will extend over time”.

12:20 p.m. : The Kremlin has announced that it will take time for troops involved in maneuvers in the suburbs of Ukraine to return to their forces. Meanwhile, the West accuses Moscow of maintaining or strengthening its military presence there.

12:27 : A look at the clock, it’s already noon. Here is the whole point of the four point message:

France and its Western partners Formalized the withdrawal of troops from Mali, After nine years of anti-jihadi struggle led by Paris. Military forces, including about 3,000 French, will be stationed in the Sahelian states and the Gulf of Guinea.

Prior to the judgment, the Life with a protection period of 22 years In particular, a lawsuit was filed in 2017 against Nordahl Lelandais, accused of kidnapping and murdering Maëlys de Araujo. Defensive arguments will take place this afternoon.

• Did Russia withdraw troops from the border? “We know now that this is a lie.”A senior White House official said Moscow was to blame Increased his presence Military “Last Days”Including yesterday.

The Bolloré Group is celebrating its 200th anniversary. Before retiring, its CEO, Vincent Bolloré, is considering one last major move: The Acquisition of Hachette Livre Group. Our journalist Lawrence Hood tells you Why this project is causing panic in the publishing world.

09:10 : Time for a new point in the message:

Announced by France and its Western partners “Integrated Withdrawal from Mali” Burgene and Takuba forces. Emmanuel Macron is expected to comment on the departure in the coming minutes, following a press conference Our life.

• Did Russia withdraw troops from the border? “We know now that this is a lie.”A senior White House official said Moscow was to blame Increased his presence Military “Last Days”Including yesterday.

He ended up drowning. MEP Nicholas Bay, who was newly suspended by the National Rally, made his announcement Rally for Eric Zemor. He blamed Marine Le Pen “Multiple twists and turns” And his “Denial of any internal discussion”.

முன்னதாக Place indictment and defense petitions today, ahead of the verdict in the trial on Nordahl Lelandais. The 38-year-old former dog handler faces a life sentence, especially for the 2017 abduction and murder of Maëlys De Araujo.

06:21 : EU leaders and heads of government are set to discuss tensions around Ukraine today ahead of the EU and African Union summit in Brussels. On Saturday, US Vice President Kamala Harris will hold talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky and several other European leaders.In Germany.

06:19 : These statements from the White House side follow the announcement made tonight, at the end of an interview with German Chancellor Olaf Scholes, Joe Biden. “No significant withdrawal of Russian troops so far”.

06:13 : The pressure on the Ukrainian file does not decrease. Anonymous, a senior U.S. official announced a recent visit “Up to 7,000 players” Extra Russians on the border. “Russia says it wants to find a diplomatic solution, but its actions are different.”Laments that.

06:09 : Under your compliments, the first topics of this Thursday, February 17th:

France and its European partners Withdraw their troops from Mali ? Emmanuel Macron is due to announce at a press conference at 9 a.m. the results of the Barclays mission, which was recorded at last night’s summit of European and African leaders.

• Did Russia withdraw troops from the border? “We know now that this is a lie.”A senior White House official has blamed Moscow, on the contrary. Increased his presence Military “Last Days”Including yesterday.

He ended up drowning. MEP Nicholas Bay, who was newly suspended by the National Rally, made his announcement Rally for Eric Zemor. He blamed Marine Le Pen “Multiple twists and turns” And his “Denial of any internal discussion”.

File indictment and defense petitions today before the verdict on the trial of Nordahl Lelandais. The 38-year-old former dog handler faces a life sentence, especially for the 2017 abduction and murder of Maëlys De Araujo.