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China's ambassador to France says former Soviet countries have ‘no status in international law’
He also said Crimea was "Russian at the beginning," without specifying what he meant by beginning.
The Kyiv Independent: Opinion. Alexander Query on why Europe romanticizes Russia (VIDEO)
The Kyiv Independent: Opinion is a series of videos where our journalists share their thoughts on various political, social, and other issues. In this video, our reporter Alexander Query, a native of France, contemplates why many in his home country, and in Europe in general, romanticize Russia.
Alexander Query: Macron’s spineless realpolitik poses danger to Ukraine and beyond
Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in the op-ed section are those of the authors and do not purport to reflect the views of the Kyiv Independent. French President Emmanuel Macron is not credible anymore. His latest baffling statement on national television about giving “security guarantees” to Russia has caused
Biden, Macron hold talks with Putin as tensions peak
U.S. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron held separate telephone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 12. Both Western leaders tried to dissuade Putin from a deeper military invasion of Ukraine. Biden, who spoke with Putin for about an hour, had a direct message to
Zelensky meets Macron, Scholz on sidelines of Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels
President Volodymyr Zelensky held meetings with the leaders of France and Germany to gather support for Ukraine on Dec. 15 in Brussels, on the sidelines of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership summit. The Eastern Partnership is a joint initiative organized by the EU and dedicated to the development of