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Macron vs Putin: this summer’s Olympic battle

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

Dixmont, Yonne

Last summer, Emmanuel Macron lashed out at France’s constitution because it prevents him from running for a third consecutive term in office. It is, he told his entourage, a ‘disastrous stupidity’.

The majority of the French people would disagree. Macron’s approval ratings are dire, and a poll at the start of this month revealed that the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic has the support of only 7 per cent of the under-35s.

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