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France's Macron holds 'frank exchange' with Putin - BBC News

French President Emmanuel Macron says he held a "frank exchange" with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face talks. The pair discussed "disagreements" in the meeting, held at the sumptuous Versailles palace near Paris. But Mr ...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 »

Macron has very pragmatic views, points for rapprochement with Russia – Putin to Le Figaro - RT

In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, President Vladimir Putin described newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron as a pragmatic leader who could find common ground with Russia, allowing for rapprochement and cooperation in key areas ...and more »

Macron warns over Syrian chemical weapons in frank meeting with Putin - The Guardian

Russian president and French President Emmanuel Macron at their first meeting in the Palace of Versailles. Photograph: Stephane De Sakutin/EPA. France. Macron warns over Syrian chemical weapons in frank meeting with Putin. French president tells the ...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 »

Macron Gets Under Putin's Skin, Shows Up Trump - Daily Beast

Like Donald Trump, if Vladimir Putin thought the new boyish French president would roll over, he was in for a big surprise when they met for the first time at Versailles on Sunday. Christopher Dickey. 05.29.17 3:16 PM ET. Francois Mori/Getty. PARIS ...and more »

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 »

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 »

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, Putin prioritise fight against terrorism in 'frank' talks - RFI

France's President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday vowed to improve the strained relations between their countries, while admitting to disagreements during talks at Versailles palace described by Macron as ...and more »