For Hungary, the European Union crossed the “red line” by proposing an embargo on Russian oil

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11:37 : In the Lviv region of western Ukraine, a thousand children are currently accommodated in 25 orphanages. Coming mostly from the east, they often experienced the terror of bombing. Our reporters, Agatha Mahwit and Arthur Gerbo, went to meet them.

(Agathe Mahwit / France Info / Radio France)

11:28 Famous Russian journalist and dissident Ilya Azar announced that he has been prosecuted for criticizing Moscow’s attack in Ukraine, a new example of the repression targeting critics of this military intervention. Azar, who is not currently in Russia, risks a fine of up to 100,000 rubles (1,400 euros at the current rate).

10:51 AM Tensions are rising between the 27 countries of the European Union. Nationalist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Friday that Brussels had crossed the border “Red line” Wanting to ban imports of Russian oil and “The door has arrived” To the European unity that emerged from the beginning of the war in Ukraine. “From the beginning, we made it clear that there was a red line and that was the energy ban. They crossed that line.”did he say.

10:44 AM : According to France Televisions Special Envoy Luc Lacroix, the ceasefire is being respected this morning in Mariupol, even if some explosions are heard. Negotiations are still underway to evacuate the civilians who are still in the factory where the last Ukrainian fighters are holed up.

10:36 : “We must rearm, consolidate and put ourselves in a position to compete with the Russians. But we must not lose sight of the fact that Russia will not disappear.”

In an interview with AFP, the French army chief believes that Europe has entered In a long competition with Russia. “The issue is not only Ukraine but the Baltic states, Poland, Hungary…”he thinks.

11:02 The German Defense Ministry announced that Germany will provide seven howitzers to Ukraine to help repel a Russian invader. Olaf Schultz’s government has been harshly criticized in Germany, but also by European partners such as the Baltic states and Poland who consider its military support to Ukraine too cowardly. Having limited its deliveries to defensive weapons, Berlin finally decided to send heavy equipment and announced at the end of April that it wanted to supply Kyiv with “Cheetah” tanks.

09:57 At nine o’clock in the morning, here is the topic of the news:

• Today a new UN convoy is expected to evacuate the last civilians anchored in the Azovstal steel mills in Mariupol, the last enclave of Ukrainian resistance in this strategic Donbass port. About 500 civilians have managed to leave the city in recent days, according to Ukrainian authorities.

• It was agreed. The National Council of the Socialist Party voted last night in favor of an alliance with La France insoumise, EELV and the Communist Party in the legislative elections. Our journalists Clément Barrot and Thibaud Le Mennec tell you about this difficult union of parties that fiercely defended their interests.

Spring might be fine.. On the franceinfo website, the head of the Scientific Council was reassured about the epidemiological situation in France, while noting that the epidemic was not. “not finished”.

• There is no OM Europa League final. Under surveillance by Feyenoord at the Velodrome (0-0), Marseilles bid farewell to their European dream.

08:38 : According to the Ukrainian authorities, ‘Nearly 500 civilians’ All in all, they have been evacuated from the city of Mariupol in recent days. Kyiv also specifies that these evacuations continue to this day.

07:44 : What are your papers talking about this morning? le Figaro He devotes his front page to the war in Ukraine and fears a vortex, after the delivery of heavy weapons to Kyiv.

08:06 : confiscation. The authorities of the Fiji Islands, at the request of the United States, have confiscated a deep yacht suspected of belonging to the Russian oligarchy targeted by sanctions linked to the war in Ukraine. According to Washington, the Amadea ship, estimated to be worth $325 million (308 million euros), is owned by businessman and deputy Suleiman Karimov. “There is no hiding place for the money of the criminals who support the Russian regime.”the US Attorney General said in a press release.

(Léon Lord/Fiji Sun/AFP)

08:06 The US Department of Defense denied providing intelligence that allowed Ukrainian forces to target senior Russian officers near the front, as they allege. The New York Times. “We do not provide information on the whereabouts of senior military commanders on the battlefield, nor do we participate in targeting decisions made by the Ukrainian military.”And reassured John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman.

08:13 We start with a first point in the story:

• It was agreed. The National Council of the Socialist Party voted last night in favor of an alliance with La France insoumise, EELV and the Communist Party in the legislative elections.

• Manuel Valls, Jean-Michel Blanquer and Gabriel Attal are among the first legislative candidates invested in by the presidential majority. Find the names of the characters already known in this article.

• Today a new UN convoy is expected to evacuate the last civilians anchored in the Azovstal steel mills in Mariupol, the last enclave of Ukrainian resistance in this strategic Donbass port.

• There is no OM Europa League final. Under surveillance by Feyenoord at the Velodrome (0-0), Marseilles bid farewell to their European dream.

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