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French President Macron has known as for a dialogue concerning the function of nuclear weapons in a standard European protection. Poland's Foreign Minister Sikorski hopes for motion within the “Taurus” debate. The developments within the stay weblog.

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Russia: Journalist in custody due to movies for Navalny's group

A Russian journalist has been taken into custody on fees of “extremism”. Konstantin Gabov is alleged to have helped make movies for Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's group's YouTube channel, the press service of the courts in Moscow mentioned on Saturday. According to media experiences, Gabov labored for the Russian tv channels Moskva 24 and MIR, the Belarusian information company Belsat and sometimes for the Reuters information company. According to the judicial press service, he’ll stay in custody till no less than June twenty seventh.

Gabow is accused of “participating in the preparation of photos and videos that were to be published on the YouTube channel NavalnyLive,” the press service mentioned. NavalnyStay is among the on-line platforms utilized by Navalny's group. Navalny, essentially the most distinguished critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died in a penal camp within the Arctic on February 16, in line with Russian authorities. There he served a 19-year jail sentence.

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Poland's international minister hopes for motion within the “Taurus” debate

In view of the USA's supply of ATACMS missiles to Ukraine, Poland's Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski is hoping for motion within the German debate concerning the supply of “Taurus” cruise missiles. Sikorski informed “Bild am Sonntag” and different media shops from Axel Springer that he hoped that Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) would really feel “encouraged” by the occasions of the previous few days. The supply of the ATACMS missiles with a variety of as much as 300 kilometers is a “response to the drastic Russian escalation,” emphasised Sikorski. He hopes that Scholz will acknowledge this and that “Germany will do more than it is already doing.”

The Polish Foreign Minister dismissed issues about the usage of Russian nuclear weapons in Ukraine. There isn’t any proof that nuclear warheads are being faraway from the depots, mentioned Sikorski. “If they did that, we would know.”

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Macron requires European debate on nuclear weapons

French President Emmanuel Macron has known as for a debate on the function of nuclear weapons in a standard European protection. He needs to open a debate “that must include missile defense, long-range capabilities and nuclear weapons for those who have them or who have American nuclear weapons on their soil,” Macron mentioned in an interview with the Ebra media group printed on Saturday. “Let's put everything on the table and look at what really credibly protects us,” he added. France is able to “contribute more to the defense of Europe.”

Since Brexit, France has been the one nuclear energy within the European Union. Macron had already known as for strengthening European protection in a speech on the Sorbonne University in Paris on Thursday. “Our Europe is mortal, it can die, and that depends on our decisions,” Macron mentioned. He known as for a “credible” European protection. The nuclear deterrent that France has at its disposal is “an essential element of the defense of the European continent,” defined Macron.

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Saturday's stay weblog for studying

The scenario on the entrance tends to deteriorate, mentioned Ukraine's Commander-in-Chief Syrsky. NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg praises the ARD-Interview on German involvement in Ukraine. Saturday's developments to learn.