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French President Emmanuel Macron is warning against the verbal escalation of the war in Ukraine, a day after his American counterpart Joe Biden described Russian leader Vladimir Putin as a butcher and said he shouldn't be allowed to remain in power.

Macron told French media the goal was for a ceasefire in Ukraine and then the withdrawal of Russian troops.

He said this wouldn't be possible with an escalation through words or actions.
US authorities have denied Biden was calling for regime change in Russia following his unscripted comments during a visit to Poland.

Macron has maintained communication with the Russian president throughout the Ukraine crisis and said he would speak to Putin in the next two days to organise the evacuation of civilians from the heavily bombarded port city of Mariupol.



'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 03:44:52 PM EST


'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 03:45:33 PM EST
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yahoo! Daily Beast | Biden Says Vladimir Putin Is a 'Killer' Who Is Devoid of a Human Soul, 17 Mar 2021

o, right. 2022 Darwin Award Invitational
presented by leader of the most ignorant, litigious nation on planet
DW | Macron distances himself from Biden's Putin comments -- live updates, 17 Mar

by Cat on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 04:22:17 PM EST
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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 04:46:48 PM EST
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I could have sworn that freedom-loving US Americans EXCORIATED cheeto's PUTIN admiration and COLLUSION with RUSSIA! to overthrow Hilary's election as well as the flurry of juvenile diplomatic communiques, dispatched on TWITTER, CHALLENGING "rocket man" Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in to demilitarize the DPRK.
by Cat on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 06:06:13 PM EST
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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 10:25:33 PM EST
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The fact that Biden said what everybody is thinking (if Putin were gone, the problems could be solved) is a reminder that he's a bit of a loose cannon.

Is that dangerous? No :

  • nobody died
  • no nuclear missiles were fired

Arguably, the "leader of the free world" is an old fool; arguably, it doesn't matter much, because nobody is following him.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Mon Mar 28th, 2022 at 08:15:14 AM EST
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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Mar 27th, 2022 at 07:49:55 PM EST
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ah the warmongers yes.

Why the plural? His name is well known. Do I have to spell it out?

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Mon Mar 28th, 2022 at 07:50:15 AM EST
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