Following Finland, Sweden will formally apply for NATO membership

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13:15 : At 13:00, here are the three main contents of the day:

Nearly three months after the start of the conflict, some Ukrainian refugees have already returned home. But for others, a return remains impossible. This is the case of Jane, who arrived in Paris in March with her two daughters and whom our journalist Marie-Violette Bernard met.

Dry and hot weather worries farmers, especially those who grow wheat. Bread, the staple food, could be hit at the end of the chain by drought while inflation is already rampant. Marie-Adelaide Shigach explains in this article why drought can bring us trouble.

As the Cannes Film Festival opens its doors tomorrow, a documentary The power of a girlLeni Merat covers the emergence of women in film and their struggle for existence. It will be broadcast tonight on France 2. Isabelle Malin offers you an excerpt.

12:36 : “We are committed to our global community and must remain firm on our values”Chris Kempchinski, CEO of the group, justifies himself. “Respect for our values ​​means we can no longer hold Arki. [le logo de McDonald’s]” in Russia, he added.

12:01 : It’s already noon, what to remember from the news?

• Will the new prime minister be known today? Nothing is defined. “Usually that’s how it should be. But who really knows? said the minister’s adviser to Franceinfo. Follow the situation in our life.

• Applications for NATO membership from Sweden and Finland a direct consequence of the actions of Vladimir PutinCamille Grand, Deputy Secretary General of the Alliance, told Franceinfo.

• The new measure is cancelled. As of today, the mask is no longer mandatory on public transport. We summarize the health rules still in force here.

Former soccer player Tony Vaireles was sentenced to five years in prison, two of which were suspended, by a Nancy court for gun violence committed ten years earlier while leaving a nightclub.

11:56 : Some Ukrainian sources, on the contrary, accuse Russia of staging Ukrainian prisoners of war after they were transferred to Mariupol yesterday. “They are presented as Azovstal fighters, but the regiment continues to defend”write several Ukrainian Telegram channels.

11:54 : Among the approximately 1,000 Ukrainian combat soldiers hit by the bombs, about 600 will be injured, Svyatoslav Palamar, the deputy commander of the Azov regiment, who also advocates for their evacuation, recently said.

11:56 : In Mariupol, a dozen Ukrainian soldiers left the Azovstal plant with white flags to demand the start of negotiations with the Russian army, says the commander of the Russian Vostok battalion on the Rossiya 1 channel. confirmed by the Ukrainian side.

10:59 : Applications for NATO membership from Sweden and Finland are not accepted. “not an aggravation” but one “protective measure”Camille Grand, Deputy Secretary General of the Alliance, told Franceinfo. “In any case, this is a direct consequence of the actions of Vladimir Putin”he considers, “Because they believe that the security situation in Europe has changed a lot”.

10:54 : Russia is collecting documents in order to start an official investigation of military-biological activities in Ukraine in the near future, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.

10:39 : Russia is collecting documents in order to start an official investigation of military-biological activities in Ukraine in the near future, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.

10:31 : Despite the war, the seaside city of Odessa is regaining some lightness. The front line is only 130 km to the east, and alarm sirens sound from time to time. “We want it to remain a happy city, as it has always been for all Ukrainians”, – says Oleg, a soldier in the Ukrainian army. Here is our report.

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09:13 : It’s 9 o’clock now, let’s make a new name reminder:

“Obviously it will be a woman”, says François Bayrou, close to Emmanuel Macron, about who will succeed Jean Casex at Matignon. Follow the situation in our life.

• The new measure is cancelled. As of today, the mask is no longer mandatory on public transport. We summarize the health rules still in force here.

• Following Finland, Sweden is going to apply for NATO membership. The United States assured the two countries of its support for joining the alliance.

• There was a total lunar eclipse tonight. The French could see “three minutes of the moon eaten by the shadow of the earth”astrophysicist Herve Dol rejoices.

07:34 : Every day Jane asks her relatives in Ukraine if she can come back. “They say it’s too dangerous.” So now the priority of this refugee is to provide stability to her children. “I take one day after another, not to mention what awaits us. Today, I think we will stay here until August”she thinks. In this article, I draw his portrait.

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07:33 : “Every day there is a new question, a new document to be obtained, a new problem to be solved. And it’s harder when you don’t speak the language.”

The 40-year-old photographer was lucky enough to make do with English (sometimes with the help of an online translator). But when you don’t speak a word of French, administrative procedures become more complicated. However, Jane and her daughters are fortunate to be accompanied (and hosted) by the Groupe SOS association.

07:31 : Three months after the start of the war in Ukraine, some of the 70,000 refugees stationed in France have already returned home. But for others, a return remains impossible. I met Jane and her two daughters who want to “wait for now” in France for restoration.

(PIERRE MOREL/FRANCEINFO)

07:31 : Let’s start the day with a first reminder of the main titles:

• A new sanitary measure has been cancelled. As of today, the mask is no longer mandatory on public transport. We summarize the health rules that are still in effect.

• Following Finland, Sweden is going to apply for NATO membership. The United States assured the two countries of its support for joining the Atlantic Alliance.

• There is a total lunar eclipse. What is it about ? How to comply with it, if weather conditions permit? We explain everything to you here.

• Three weeks after the re-election of Emmanuel Macron, will the composition of the new government finally become known today? The name of Jean Castex’s successor is long overdue. Follow the situation in our life.

• North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has criticized the North Korean health authorities for how they are handling the epidemic. According to official figures, 50 people have died from Covid-19.