The European Union will significantly increase its military support to Moldova

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1:11 pm : can face Germany “turbulence” The German Economy Minister warned, in his oil supplies, following the European Union’s desire to gradually ban its imports of Russian oil. As he said he expected to see the prices Noticeable increase over 180 days.

12:51 pm : According to a Kremlin spokesperson, Russian forces are surrounding the site and only interfering “Attempts stop too quickly” of the remaining Ukrainian fighters immediately to join “Firing Sites”.

1:15 pm : The Kremlin denied this afternoon an attack on the Azovstal steel plants, which are still controlled by Ukrainian forces, in the port city of Mariupol.

12:23 pm : It’s noon, here’s the point in the news:

• The Socialist Party and the LFI are about to reach an agreement on the legislative elections. “There is now a tentative agreement between the ‘rebel’ and socialist delegations.”, said this morning the “rebellious” MP, Adrien Kwatenness, on the France Info website. The text must now be approved by PS authorities.

• The sixth package of sanctions imposed on Russia was presented this morning to the European Parliament. These new retaliatory measures against the Kremlin have yet to be adopted by 27 countries. In particular, they include a phased embargo on Russian oil and the exclusion of three new Russian banks from the SWIFT system.

• After what was revealed by the American press, franceinfo channel explains why the constitutional right to abortion in the country may be invalidated by the Supreme Court.

• The Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office told France Télévisions that the 38-year-old woman suspected of committing violence against a firefighter during the May 1 demonstration will be tried immediately before the Paris Criminal Court today.

12:17 PM : In Severodonetsk, almost depopulated, Ukrainian fighters are trying to resist Russian attacks. Franceinfo channel met one of them, nicknamed “Ninja”.

(Frida Noir / France Info)

12:17 PM : Russia has denied entry to its territory for more than 60 Japanese officials, including the Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, in response to the sanctions imposed by Japan on Moscow over its attack on Ukraine.

12:05 : The European Union has “He should” In support of Moldova, the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, announced this afternoon, a visit to the capital of this country Chisinau. A statement issued days after the attacks in the pro-Russian Moldavian region of Transnistria raised fears of a spillover of the conflict outside Ukraine.

11:42 : Another punishment in this new series of retaliatory measures against the Kremlin: an asset freeze and a ban on entering the territory of the European Union for Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church. The new list of people subject to sanctions, which will still need the approval of member states, includes 58 people, among whom are several Russian soldiers, as well as the wife, daughter and son of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

09:19 : The European Commission has proposed, this new package of sanctions against Russia must be approved by the 27 member states. This approval is expected to be obtained by the end of the week.

11:40 AM : In this package of sanctions, there is also a proposal to exclude three additional Russian banks, including Sberbank, the country’s largest institution, from the international financial system Swift. by hitting Banks of fundamental systemic importance to the Russian financial systemThis will make it stronger “complete isolation” It would undermine Moscow’s ability to finance its war in Ukraine, as Ursula von der Leyen explains.

09:26 : “We will phase out shipments of Russian crude oil within six months and refined products by the end of the year.”

Here is Ursula von der Leyen’s statement on Russian oil. It did so while presenting a sixth set of sanctions against Moscow before the European Parliament.

12:24 pm At nine o’clock in the morning, here is the topic of the news:

• The Socialist Party and the LFI are about to reach an agreement on the legislative elections. “There is now a tentative agreement between the ‘rebel’ and socialist delegations.”, said this morning the “rebellious” MP, Adrien Kwatenness, on the France Info website. The text must now be approved by PS authorities.

• Brussels proposes imposing a gradual European embargo on Russian oil, this was announced by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission.

• After what was revealed by the American press, franceinfo channel explains why the constitutional right to abortion in the country may be invalidated by the Supreme Court.

• The Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office announced to French television screens that the 38-year-old woman suspected of committing violence against a firefighter during Sunday’s May Day demonstration will be immediately tried before the Paris Criminal Court today.

09:07 : Brussels proposes a phased European ban on Russian oil, the European Commission President announces, Ursula von der Leyen.

09:06 : The battle continues over the steel mills in Azovstal, the last enclave of resistance to Mariupol, in Ukraine. For researcher Edward Jolly, this plant is ‘The only attainable goal’ For the Russian army by May 9, the country’s military memorial day.

11:25 AM : “Almost half of the Ukrainians who have crossed the border are children. This means that a child almost every second, for two months, crosses the borders of his own country. (…) It is absolutely necessary that we, the neighboring countries – I’m talking about Europe in general – can Welcoming them in the best possible conditions.

On franceinfo, this morning this UNICEF Executive Director of Ukraine returned to the Ukrainian exodus since February 24.

12:25 pm On the right foot, we wake up to a first point in the news:

• No white smoke left. Neither the French Socialist Party nor Francis reached an agreement. Will the negotiations continue today? Last night, Manuel Bombard (LFI) warned that no.

• After revealing to the American press, franceinfo channel explains why the constitutional right to abortion can be abolished by the Supreme Court soon.

• The Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office announced to French television screens that the 38-year-old woman suspected of committing violence against a firefighter during Sunday’s May Day demonstration will be immediately tried before the Paris Criminal Court today.

• On the 69th day of the invasion of Ukraine, the Russian army launched an attack on the Azovstal Factory in Mariupol, a strategic port city in southern Ukraine. The last pocket of resistance in the city is being bombed by the Russian army. Franceinfo is evaluating what to remember from yesterday’s battles.

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