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Macron Slams Blame on Ukraine for Russia Attack as "Cynical"

French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced attempts to blame Ukraine for the recent terrorist attack outside Moscow, asserting that all evidence points to the Islamic State (IS) as the perpetrator. The attack, which claimed the lives of 137 people at a concert hall, has sparked controversy as Russia accused the United States of shielding Ukraine from culpability.

Ukrainian president discusses defense cooperation with Greek PM

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday, as announced in a post on platform X. 

According to Zelensky, the two leaders discussed the implementation of agreements between the two countries and defense cooperation. Additionally, Zelensky informed the Greek Prime Minister about Thursday's Russian attack.

Macron Sports Boxing Gloves for Photo Op, Echoing Political Posturing

French President Emmanuel Macron has taken a punch at a new trend in political image-making, donning boxing gloves for a photo shoot captured and shared on the photographer's official Instagram profile. The move underscores a shift in the portrayal of politicians, moving away from traditional exercises like jogging to more aggressive pursuits such as boxing, noted AFP.

Fear or trust?

Who fears and trusts the United States? This crucial question is being asked at this time, not by opponents of the US, but by some of the people who held very important positions in Washington. Congress has frozen the process of approving military aid to Ukraine.

Erdoğan says Türkiye ready to facilitate Russia-Ukraine peace talks

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his election victory and reiterated Ankara's readiness to broker a peace deal between Russia and Ukraine.

According to the Communications Directorate, Erdoğan called Putin to congratulate him on late March 18.

Republicans Propose Low-Interest Loan for Military Aid to Ukraine

US Senator Lindsey Graham expressed confidence that Congress will soon approve an aid package for Ukraine, albeit likely in the form of a low-interest loan rather than grants. Graham, who met with President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv, supported releasing funding but emphasized the need to consider domestic US concerns, such as border security.

Macron says ground operations in Ukraine possible 'at some point'

French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview published Saturday evening that Western ground operations in Ukraine might be necessary "at some point", days after meeting with German and Polish leaders.

Last month Macron refused to rule out putting troops on the ground in Ukraine, which prompted a stern response from Berlin and other European partners.

Macron Warns Europe: Russia's Aggression Must Be Met With Resolve

French President Emmanuel Macron has issued a resounding call to action for Europe in the face of Russia's ongoing aggression in Ukraine, reported by Reuters. In a recent television interview, Macron characterized President Vladimir Putin's Russia as an adversary that poses a significant threat not only to Ukraine but to the entire European continent.