French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the case of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov with Vladimir Putin on Friday, the Élysée presidential palace said in a statement. Sentsov has been on hunger strike in a Russian jail for almost three months.
France and Russia want to create a coordination mechanism between world powers to push ahead with finding a political solution in Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.
With relations between the West and Russia at historic lows, French President Emmanuel Macron travels to St Petersburg Thursday to seek common ground with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russian billionaire senator Suleyman Kerimov was charged Wednesday with tax fraud in Nice and released under strict conditions, a state prosecutor said.
The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine.