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Muammar Putin at the Versailles -

On Monday, newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Palace of Versailles. Perhaps trying to add an air of importance to Putin's visit, Russian TV channel RT shared the following curious detail ...and more »

Video: Macron slams RT, Sputnik news as 'lying propaganda' at Putin press conference - FRANCE 24

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin faced some awkward questions from the press following bilateral talks on Monday, including allegations that Russian hackers targeted Macron's election campaign team. Toward the end ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron Challenges Putin on Syria and Gay Rights - New York Times

VERSAILLES, France — France's newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, came out of his first meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday with a message of stark challenge, promising French military reprisals for any use of chemical ...and more »

Macron Leaks could be 'isolated individual', France says - EUobserver

France has found no evidence that Russia was behind Macron Leaks, but Russian leader Vladimir Putin has warned that “patriotic” hackers could strike the German election. Guillaume Poupard, the head of the French cyber security agency, Anssi, told the ...and more »

No thaw: sober assessments of Putin's visit to France - Deutsche Welle

French President Macron and Russian President Putin's first meeting did little to warm up their nations' frosty relations, Russian experts concluded. Macron tried to promote himself internationally while Putin sat tight. Frankreich Pressekonferenz von ...and more »

Macron, Standing Alongside Putin, Says Russian Media Spread 'Falsehoods' - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. French President Emmanuel Macron did not mince words during his joint news conference Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which he labeled ...and more »

French President Macron blasts Russian state-owned media as 'propaganda' - Washington Post

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a blunt greeting to Vladimir Putin on Monday, criticizing the use of chemical weapons by Syria's Russian-backed government and blasting two Russian state-owned media organizations as “organs of ...and more »

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says France's Macron - Reuters UK

VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - The use of chemical weapons in Syria is a red line for France and would result in reprisals, President Emmanuel Macron said after meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday. French President Emmanuel Macron ...and more »

World heading towards 'permanent cyber war', France warns - The Independent

The world is heading towards a “permanent war” in cyberspace, the head of France's digital security agency has warned. Guillaume Poupard, director general of the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI) said intensifying attacks were coming from ...and more »

France's Macron, alongside Putin, denounces two Russian media for election meddling - Reuters UK

VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron, standing alongside Russia's Vladimir Putin, on Monday dubbed two Russian media outlets “agents of influence” which he said had spread fake news about him during his election campaign. In ...and more »