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The news never stops, but you do? Do not panic, 20 Minutes has prepared you; a recap of the events of this weekend.
1- Ukraine accuses the Russians of « deliberate massacre » to Boutcha, strikes on Odessa
Ukraine has accused “the Russian army of having committed “ deliberate massacre » to Boutcha, after the discovery of many corpses in this town northwest of kyiv which sparked the indignation of European, German and British officials, the very day when the UN attempts a mission to Moscow.
As signs of abuse emerge in regions from which the Russians withdrew, several strikes hit the strategic city of Odessa, Ukraine’s main port, located on the shore of the Black Sea.
According to Ukraine, the settlements of Irpin, Boutcha, Gostomel and the entire Kyiv region « have been freed from the invader » which is abandoning key towns near the capital as well as Cherniguiv, in the north of the country, to redeploy towards the east and the south and « stay in control » of the territories they occupy there.
À Boutcha, an AFP journalist, saw the bodies of around 20 men lying in a street on Saturday. These people have been “ all killed by a single bullet the back of the head », according to Anatoly Fedorouk, the mayor of this city recaptured from the Russians, where nearly 300 corpses were removed. buried in mass graves.
The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, said to himself « shocked ”, London said to itself “ horrified » and claimed a “ investigation for war crimes », while Berlin denounced a “ terrible war crime » and wished that economic sanctions be adopted by EU countries against Russia.
2- Final sprint in the presidential election: after Macron, Mélenchon and Pécresse in a meeting this Sunday
Final sprint in the presidential election one week of the first round. After Emmanuel Macron, the rebellious leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon, gave in third position in the polls, rallies his troops to Toulouse and the right-wing candidate Valérie Pécresse hers at; Paris. Meetings also for Anne Hidalgo and Nathalie Arthaud (LO) at; Paris. Displacement to Nanterre for Yannick Jadot, and participation in; a demonstration against the extreme right in Paris for Philippe Poutou (NPA) after his meeting on Saturday.
It’s the home stretch in this extraordinary campaign hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis and the war in Ukraine. With a sizeable challenge for the 12 contenders for the lÉlysée: mobilize their supporters, seek out the undecided and those tempted by a potentially high abstention rate. During a giant meeting on Saturday with more social overtones, Emmanuel Macron called on to the “ general mobilization » against the « extremisms » and the “ great stunting ».
3- “ Christmas on the balcony, Easter at the embers » : early April, agricultural France in combat mode against the cold
“ We had Christmas on the balcony, we're going to have Easter at the embers » : Wine-growing and agricultural France went into combat mode on Sunday in the face of spring frost which threatens buds and therefore future harvests, after a difficult first night, especially in the South-West. “ The Garonne valley has been particularly affected on the night of Saturday to Sunday and we recorded numerous temperature records at the decline », according to Tristan Amm, forecaster at Météo-France.
On average, in France, temperatures on Sunday were 6 degrees below the average for the season, according to Météo-France .
4- Oscars 2022: Does Will Smith's slap risk putting a blow to the the career of the star?
This is the question everyone is asking. After the 2022 Oscars ceremony marked by Will Smith's slap in the face Chris Rock, the consequences on the image of the interpreter of Men in black are already happening. feel. Under the influence of a disciplinary procedure after the aggression of the humorist in the middle of the Oscars ceremony, Will Smith took the lead and announced on Friday his resignation from the organization that awards the prestigious trophies.
“ This’is a clear indication that we [’ Hollywood] are no longer the club of cool people », reacted Tuesday Jim Carrey on CBS Morning, who said he was sick & oelig; to see the standing ovation from the public at; the time when Will Smith won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in The Williams Method. And that the actor might have to face criticism from his community very soon.
5- Paris Marathon: They did it, even those who had no chance
Nobody believed in it and ç it motivated it. Over a coffee in his district of the 10th arrondissement of Paris, Baptiste, a law student, humorously reconsiders his decision in the middle of « hangover » to participate in the 2022 Paris Marathon. « I didn’t believe it when he told us. the new », remembers Thomas, his best friend. In fact, sport has never been one of his priorities, so those around him have had trouble finding it. believe in. Evenings, music, law school and travel came to the fore, Baptiste admits. “ I like to have fun, and it makes me laugh when people say I'm a party girl. »
If Baptiste ran, the winners of the 2022 edition are the Ethiopian Deso Gelmisa won” this Sunday the 45th edition of the Paris marathon, ahead of his compatriot Seifu Tura, 2nd & three seconds, and the Frenchman Morhad Amdouni, 3rd by setting a new French record. Under the Parisian sun, Kenyan Judith Jeptum Korir also broke a record by dominating the women’s event.