Auto Shows biden-Putin in Geneva: a face to face under high voltage

10:15  11 june  2021
10:15  11 june  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

Dakar project from Audi: First test drives from the middle of the year

 Dakar project from Audi: First test drives from the middle of the year © Audi Motorsport Communications The Dakar Renner of Audi is supposed to debut in the middle of the year preparations from Audi to the Start at the Rally Dakar 2022 progressing. As the German manufacturer announced on Friday, the conception of the emergency vehicle is largely completed. The roll-out is provided for at the end of June, the world premiere in July. First test drives are scheduled for the middle of the year also Personal has set the course for the first Dakar start as a work team.

Joe Biden et Vladimir Poutine doivent se retrouver le 16 juin à Genève. Vu les nombreux sujets de discorde, peu de chances que le tête-à-tête soit harmonieux. AFP/Eric Baradat/Pavel Golovkin © AFP / Eric Baradat / Pavel Golovkin Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin must meet on June 16 in Geneva. Given the many topics of discord, unlikely that the head-to-face is harmonious. AFP / ERIC BARADAT / PAVEL GOLOVKIN

"I do not trust Putin". That's what Joe Biden said, then simple Senator of Delaware in June 2001 ... 20 years exactly after President George W. Bush, who had just met the Russian President in Slovenia, found him, He, "very direct", and even "trustworthy" ...

Ten years later, became Vice President of Obama, Biden had met Putin and told him, eyes in the eyes, "he says," "I do not think you have a soul" ... and just recently, when a journalist had asked him if he thought "Putin was a killer (a

Killer )", he had answered yes.

Alexey Navalny: Biden administration unveils raft of sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment

  Alexey Navalny: Biden administration unveils raft of sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment The Biden administration imposed a raft of sanctions on Russian officials and entities on Tuesday in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of opposition leader Alexey Navalny. © YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny delivers a speech during a demonstration in Moscow on September 29, 2019. - Thousands gathered in Moscow for a demonstration demanding the release of the opposition protesters prosecuted in recent months. Police estimated a turnout of 20,000 people at the Sakharov Avenue in central Moscow about half an hour after the start of the protest, which was authorised.

Why did Joe Biden propose this meeting at the top in Geneva, during a phone call at mid-April? For the White House, it's simple, it is impossible to avoid dealing with Russia. "It's not a reward for Putin," says Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor. We want to be able to watch President Putin in the eyes and tell him: here are the American expectations.

"Manage what will continue to be a difficult relationship"

biden considers that "Putin is a thug", recently confided a former senior official of the State Department at Politico magazine. "He sees him as a rational, not interested in questions like human rights, a cold, hard, realistic man" ... Difficult in these conditions to imagine a harmonious head-to-head in Geneva On June 16, even if it will take place in the villa La Grange, an 18th century building located in the beautiful bright water park and enjoys a spectacular view of Lake Geneva.

Tandem (France 3): This funny wink to extreme limit, the Astrid Veillon

 Tandem (France 3): This funny wink to extreme limit, the Astrid Veillon worship series © Fabien Malot - FTV - Demd Productions Tandem (France 3): This funny wink to Extreme Limit, the Astrid Veillon Worship Series in the fifth unpublished season of tandem, offered every Tuesday night on France 3, the character embodied by Astrid Villon has launched a new challenge that is reminiscent of extreme limit The cult series attended by the comedian Tuesday, April 27, France 3 continues the diffusion of Tandem with two new unpublished episodes.

The subjects of discord do not lack:

Russian interference accusations in the American elections

, cyber attacks led by gangs apparently based in Russia against American companies, the fate of Alexei Navalny, the Russian opponent imprisoned since Several months, the sounds of Russian boots on the border with Ukraine , the lack of nuclear stability agreement, Belarus, etc. But above all, as he said a few days ago, biden wants to fight corruption in the world a priority and he accuses Russia to export corruption and use it as a weapon against vulnerable societies, everywhere. American side we deliberately placed the very low bar. "We have no illusion," said a close to Biden, for us, this summit is an important tool for

to manage what will continue to be a difficult relationship. "

First Summit Biden / Putin on 16 June in Geneva .
© Provided by the point L e US President Joe Biden will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on June 16 in Geneva, in Switzerland , in a period Very strong tensions - on multiple fronts - between Washington and Moscow. This first head-to-face between the two men since the arrival of Joe Biden in power will take place in the wake of the G7 and NATO leaders' meetings, in the United Kingdom and Belgium , which will be beautiful in the display of a Common Front Anti-Moscow.

usr: 1
This is interesting!