Emmanuel Macron in Russia: a risky diplomatic trip 63 days before the presidential election

Immanuel Macron canhe hope to obtain a real relaxation in the Ukrainian file? He leaves Monday, February 7 for the Kremlin, for a face-to-face he wanted with Vladimir Putin, before joining Kiev, but also Berlin. This trip resonates diplomatically, but it is also held 63 days before the presidential election.

In the midst of the Ukrainian crisis, it is a diplomatic tour that falls at a pivotal moment for Emmanuel Macron. In the line of sight of the French president, try to ease tensions with Vladimir Putin and, at the same time, above all not to hinder his entry into the campaign. Emmanuel Macron, who currently chairs the European Union, begins a 48-hour journey to the east of the continent on Monday, February 7.


First step and not the least: Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin. De-escalation or status quo of the Russian President, Emmanuel Macron will discuss it the next day in Kiev with his Ukrainian counterpart, then a few hours later in Berlin with the German Chancellor, before returning to Paris in the evening. An international tour that allows him to also live in the presidential office for as long as possible. At the Élysée, his trips are considered risky, because his future presidential rivals are already waiting for him at the turn.

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