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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-06-13

Should Putin worry?

What better advertisement for a demonstration than to haul leading organisers in for questioning the day before? That’s what panellists tell François Picard after Moscow’s biggest protest since the re-election of Vladimir Putin.

  • Nina ZAKHARKINA-BEREZNER. Activist, member of "Russie Libertés" (from Moscow);
  • Tania RAKHMANOVA. Filmmaker and writer; Author of "Au coeur du pouvoir russe" ("At the heart of Russian power");
  • Alexis PROKOPIEV. Spokesperson, "Russie Libertés" ("Russia Freedoms")
  • John LAUGHLAND. Director of Studies, Institute of Democracy & Cooperation;
  • Inga WATERLOT. Head of the Russian service, Radio France Internationale.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Wassim Nasr.

Watch the second part here.

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2015-05-06 Muslims

Crossing a red line: French mayor slammed for profiling Muslim students

French police have questioned the mayor of a southern town over his claims that he's been tracking how many Muslim children attend its schools. The move is seen as illegal and...

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2015-05-06 UK Elections

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We are down to the wire with Britain set to elect a new government on Thursday. A Financial Times poll shows the Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck at 34 percent. This...

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 2)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 1)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-04 defence

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend...

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