UN chief visits Moscow, calls for investigation into “possible war crimes”

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14:56 : UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a joint press conference in Moscow, outlining two different views on the war in Ukraine. Here is an excerpt from their speeches:

14:31 : For his part, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an investigation “possible war crimes” in Ukraine and invited Kyiv and Moscow to cooperate with the UN to open humanitarian corridors.

14:21 : Russia says to itself “Ready to cooperate” with the United Nations “facilitate” civilian population in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov assured during a press conference with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in Moscow.

13:38 : It’s time for coffee in the afternoon, here’s the reading:

Jean-Luc Melanchon called on the French to “elect him prime minister”. On Sunday, RN also presented the June deadline as a “third round” after the failure of the second. The scenario of their victory requires a little imagination. But he asks: could Jean-Luc Melanchon or Marine Le Pen apply their program in Matignon? Louis Boy and Pierre Angran interviewed a specialist in constitutional law.

Emmanuel Macron president of the rich? Based on the average standard of living per municipality provided by Insee, franceinfo calculated the results of the second round for the richest and poorest municipalities.

In the part of Ukraine the most common language is Russian. But for many residents, the war is reviving a patriotic impulse that also involves the re-appropriation of the Ukrainian language. Illustration in the Dnieper, in the center of the country.

12:56 : Industrialists who apply for this exemption will be able to use, for example, rapeseed oil, Bercy said in detail at the end of a consultation with industrialists and consumer associations. On the other hand, in the case of, in particular, the addition of allergenic products, the indication to change the recipe should be immediate.

12:51 p.m. : The government has authorized producers of margarine, chips, sauces, cookies or sauce dishes for a maximum of six months to replace sunflower oil in their recipes without changing the packaging due to supply difficulties due to the war in Ukraine.

12:17 p.m. : The number of tanks specializing in air defense is not specified. These vehicles will come from the reserves of the German defense industry, not from the limited reserves of the German army.

12:16 p.m. : Germany will allow delivery of Chetard armored vehicles to Ukraine, the Minister of Defense said. This is a major turning point in Berlin’s cautious policy of military support for Kyiv.

12:14 p.m. : It’s noon, we immediately make a new point:

• So for Ségolène Royal, not for Pascal Canfin … Politicians are hesitant to announce their ambitions to Emmanuel Macron, who is due to elect his prime minister in the coming days. Follow our live broadcast.

• The UN has doubled its term in providing humanitarian aid to Russia, which has been invaded by Russia, bringing the total to $ 2.25 billion (€ 2.11 billion). Follow our live broadcast.

• Billionaire Elon Musk buys the social network Twitter for $ 44 billion. Here are three questions that arise after this takeover.

• About thirty activists of the local environmental group Resistances symbolically closed the Ministry of Ecological Transition in Paris, building a wall of cinder blocks.

11:08 : The UN is doubling the timing of emergency appeals for humanitarian aid to Ukraine, which has been invaded by Russia, bringing the total to $ 2.25 billion (2.11 billion euros). The appeal was also extended from three to six months. “We are witnessing what could be the worst refugee crisis in Europe of this century”acquitted the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in March.

09:37 : “He was running away in his car with his mother and little sister. The Russians shot at them. They came out. Vanya shouted at them: “Run, I’ll catch you.” His mother turned her head and saw her son fall into the field. His body lay there for four days. “

Gavlina went to Bucha, Ukraine, to ask for the death certificate of her grandson Vanya, who was killed by the Russian army. He was 15 years old. Franceinfo met her.

08:59 : It’s almost 9 am, let’s sum up:

“The duty of the ruling power is to unite”, recalls former Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin. Tomorrow, the first meeting between La France insoumise and the Socialist Party will take place to discuss a possible agreement on the parliamentary elections. Follow our live broadcast.

• Billionaire Elon Musk buys the social network Twitter for $ 44 billion. Here are three questions that arise after this takeover.

• The United States unites about 40 allies in Germany to further arm Ukraine against a Russian aggressor who warned of danger “real” World War III.

• Thirty activists from the local environmental group Resistances symbolically shut down the Ministry of Ecological Transition in Paris, building a wall of cinder blocks with a slogan “The Ministry is closed, let’s take the land”.

08:40 : “Speaking Ukrainian is a very small part of what I can do to strengthen my country.”

While Russian is widely spoken in parts of Ukraine, the war is reviving a patriotic impulse … which also implies the re-appropriation of the Ukrainian language. Franceinfo met with Ukrainian-speaking Russian-speakers.

08:05 : Summing up the news:

• Tomorrow will be the first meeting between La France insoumise and the Socialist Party to discuss a possible agreement on parliamentary elections. The LFI has also already begun discussions with the EELV, PCF and NPA.

• Billionaire Elon Musk buys the social network Twitter for $ 44 billion. Here are three questions that arise after this takeover.

• The United States unites about 40 allies in Germany to further arm Ukraine against a Russian aggressor who warned of danger “real” World War III.

• The policeman who killed the driver and his passenger in Paris on Sunday was taken into custody at the IGPN, prosecutors said. Here is what we know about these shots, which were made shortly after the re-election of Emmanuel Macron.

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