XV France Rugby Grand Slam, War in Ukraine and Presidency 2022

The war in Ukraine, the 2022 presidential election, XV France’s victory in the Tournament of the Six Nations… Get all the news every day thanks to the work of photojournalists traveling the world. Thanks to press agencies, always at the forefront of coverage of major events, and editorial journalists 20 minutes, from Lille to Marseille, via Bordeaux and Strasbourg, here is another look, in pictures, at the news of the last 24 hours.

Implementation : Olivier YUSCHAK

  • People gather amid the devastation caused by a shopping mall explosion in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, March 21, 2022. — RODRIGO ABD/AP/SIPA

    The shelling of Kyiv during the night from Sunday to Monday, when Russian troops are still trying to surround the Ukrainian capital, killed at least six people. A very powerful blow occurred in this place, as a result of which the vehicles turned to dust, and in the parking lot in front of the charred and still smoking ten-story building, a gaping funnel several meters wide was left.

  • French President Emmanuel Macron (second from left) and Israeli President Isaac Herzog (left) attend a ceremony at Or Tora High School in Toulouse on Sunday, March 20, 2022, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the attacks carried out by Mohamed Merah, who caused seven deaths in 2012 year in Montauban and Toulouse. — LUDOVIK MARIN/AP/SIPA

    Three paratroopers, three schoolchildren and an Ozar HaTorah high school teacher, all shot dead at close range in March 2012: Toulouse paid tribute to the victims of jihadist Mohamed Merah on Sunday in the presence of Emmanuel Macron, Israeli President Isaac Herzog and former presidents François Hollande and Nicholas Sarkozy.

  • “March for the Sixth Republic” organized by presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon in Paris, March 20, 2022 – CHANG MARTIN/SIPA

    Jean-Luc Mélenchon organized his third “march for the Sixth Republic” after his nominations in 2012 and 2017, in which several tens of thousands of people participated between the Bastille and the Republic, on Sunday in Paris. The tribune called on voters on the left and abstentions to make the “choice of society” in the person of Emmanuel Macron.

  • Marine Le Pen, candidate for the far-right Rally Nationale (RN) in the 2022 presidential election, visits a farm in Le Huken, March 19, 2022. — ALEN ROBERT/SIPA

    Marine Le Pen presented herself on Saturday at Courtenay (Lure) as a purchasing power candidate, criticizing Emmanuel Macron’s energy policy, which pushes the French to “choose between food and heating.” The purpose of the campaign trip was to awaken food sovereignty and the countryside, but the RN candidate first mentioned the high price of fuel.

  • Republican candidate Valerie Pecresse in front of a stele commemorating French Colonel Said Benissa Boualam (alias Bashaga Boualam) at Notre Dame de Santa Cruz during a campaign visit to Nimes, March 18, 2022. — PASCAL GAYOT/AFP

    Valerie Pecresse vowed on Friday to find “another date” other than March 19 to celebrate the end of the Algerian war and vowed that if elected president, to initiate a “forms of reconciliation” memorial on the issue during a speech at Notre Sanctuary Dame de Santa Cruz.

  • President of the Republic and LREM candidate Emmanuel Macron and François Bayrou, president of the center party MoDem, arrive at the Palais Beaumont for a debate with readers of the French local daily press in Pau, March 18, 2022 — PATRICK BERNARD/SIPA

    Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron returned on Friday to defend his project for a second term, kick-starting the presidential campaign. The day after the river press conference, Emmanuel Macron provided after-sales service at Pau for what appears to be a “medium-term” program that promises €15 billion in tax cuts and aims for “full operation” within five years.

  • Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc driving his car during the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix in Sahir, Bahrain on Sunday, March 20, 2022. — HASSAN AMMAR/AP/SIPA

    Monegasque Charles Leclerc won the first Grand Prix of the Formula 1 season in Bahrain ahead of his Spanish teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. and gave Ferrari its first success since 2019 on Sunday at the Sakhir Circuit. Britain’s Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) completes the podium thanks to defending champion Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Sergio Pérez of Mexico with breakdowns in the last three laps.

  • Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis in action at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, March 20, 2022 — DARKO VOYJOVIC/AP/SIPA

    Sweden’s Armand Duplantis improved his pole vault world record by breaking the bar at 6.20m to earn his first world indoor title on Sunday in Belgrade. Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas, meanwhile, improved her triple jump world record by jumping 15.74m to win her 3rd indoor world title.

  • Tessa Worley of France celebrates on the podium with a small globe at the Giant Slalom World Cup in Méribel, France on Sunday, March 20, 2022. — MARCO TROVATHI/AP/SIPA

    Frenchwoman Tessa Worley won her second small giant globe aged 32 at home after her fourth place in the Alpine Skiing World Cup giant final won by Italy’s Federica Brignone on Sunday in Meribel. After her disastrous Beijing Olympics, which was marked by retirement, the two-time giant world champion (2013 and 2017) ended the season with a bang, winning the second time in the overall standings of the specialty after 2017.

  • French players lift the Six Nations trophy at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis on Saturday 19 March 2022. — TIBO CAMU/AP/SIPA

    XV of France won the tenth Grand Slam in its history, dominating England 25-13 on Saturday, the fifth and final day of the 2022 VI Nations Tournament. competition since 2010. They beat Italy (37-10), Ireland (30-24), Scotland (36-17), Wales (13-9) and England.

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