Talks between Moscow and Kiev resume Monday morning

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08:08 : The social network Instagram is now inaccessible in Russia. Moscow accuses him of spreading calls for violence against the Russians.

07:59 : Russian Ministry of Finance says sanctions against Russia aim to cause default “artificial” out of the country. “Statements that Russia cannot meet its sovereign debt obligations do not match reality”the ministry wrote in a press release.

07:36 : Are jets finally being delivered to Ukraine? “Clearly, flying aircraft from NATO territory into Ukrainian airspace carries a certain risk, which could lead to some escalation.”answers to franceinfo Jean-Paul Palomeros. “You might doubt the profound importance of this measure because it would be a few planes arriving a little late.”adds the former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, believes it is better to focus on anti-aircraft weapons.

07:34 : Ukrainian president calls for no-fly zone but “we know that this is not possible in the current state of affairs”estimates on franceinfo Jean-Paul Palomeros, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force and former Supreme Commander of NATO.


07:18 : In Ukraine, “the bombs are raining in the westalso notes Release† The newspaper is also interested in the presidential campaign that has been disrupted (even overshadowed) by the Russian invasion.

07:18 : What do you find in the newsstands this morning? Le Figaro title on the simplification of the health protocol “despite the rebound” of the Covid-19 epidemic and the fighting in Ukraine that: “approaching the Polish border”

07:20 : His wife and 4-year-old daughter are stranded near Chernobyl. “Now it’s doubly or nothing: whether we hope for a ceasefire, a humanitarian corridor, or else the war goes from bad to worse, everything is bombed and it’s not even worth hoping for anything. “a Frenchman explains to franceinfo. “The Quai d’Orsay crisis unit says they can’t help us because it’s very dangerous.”

07:21 : Talks between Russian and Ukrainian officials resume at 9:20 am (Paris time). After the failure of the first three sessions, and of the meeting in Turkey last Thursday between the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers, there is a glimmer of hope.

07:26 : In this video, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also returned to the Russian attacks yesterday targeting a Ukrainian base just about 20 kilometers from NATO and European Union member Poland. According to the Ukrainians, 35 people were killed and 134 injured in these bombings. “Thirty Rockets” [ont été tirés] alone in the Lviv region”said the Ukrainian president. “Nothing happened that could threaten the territory of the Russian Federation.”

07:23“If you don’t close off our airspace, it’s only a matter of time before Russian missiles fall on your territory, on NATO territory, on the homes of NATO citizens.” This is what the Ukrainian president said in a video released shortly after midnight last night. “Last year I had clearly warned NATO leaders that if serious preventive measures were not taken against the Russian Federation, it would go to war.”

07:28Let’s start the day with a first reminder of the most important titles:

• It is the return to an almost normal social life. Wearing a face mask in the workplace is (practically) over and sanitary measures are being relaxed again. We will explain in detail what this changes in this article.

• A new round of talks between Russian and Ukrainian officials is taking place this morning. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is once again urging NATO to impose a no-fly zone over his country. Without this, according to him, the “Russian Missiles” the risk of falling on its Member States.

• How does the 15 cents per liter discount promised by the Prime Minister work from 1 April? We describe it in this article.

• Several thousand people flocked to Bastia (Haute-Corse) yesterday during a demonstration in support of Yvan Colonna. Clashes broke out between activists and law enforcement officers and the tax office was set on fire.