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Latest update : 2018-06-14

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings, we all get to be experts on France's choice of a 4-4-2 formation, the offside rule and the chances of the 32 nations present. Even if the hosts are not expected to lift the trophy on July 15, Russia's leader is already a winner. Just how much political hay can Vladimir Putin make from the tournament?

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Igor MLADENOVIC

Columnist, The Guardian

Serguei MEDVEDEV

Independent football agent

Zyad LIMAM

Editor-in-chief, Afrique magazine

Douglas HERBERT

International Affairs Commentator, France 24

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2018-10-17 Debate

Where do you draw the line? Brexit deadline summit stumbles over Irish border

The Irish border the biggest hurdle at a deadline summit on concluding terms of divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union. As a safeguard in case there's no...

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2018-10-16 Debate

Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

You'd think it would be easy to appoint an interior minister. After a two-week vacancy and several snubs, Emmanuel Macron has settled on loyal insider Christophe Castaner. The...

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2018-10-15 Debate

Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

Can Mohammed bin Salman ride out the storm? The Saudi crown prince is defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over...

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2018-10-11 Debate

French club: Rwandan FM tipped to head group of Francophonie nations

The club of French-speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in the Armenian capital with at least two reasons to pay attention. For starters, the Francophonie, as it's...

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2018-10-10 Debate

Not fast enough: As planet warms, Europe spars over car emissions

Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met on Tuesday, hot on the heels of a new UN climate report that warns it may already be too late...

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