The French media called Putin “the Tsar”

The French media called Putin “the Tsar”

MOSCOW, may 29 — RIA Novosti. Some French media talking about the upcoming meeting between Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron, called the Russian President a king.

These headers, in particular, appeared in the report of the channel BFM and in the newspaper Le Temps. However, most French media outlets have been more restrained in evaluating the upcoming visit and were limited to a neutral headlines.

French TV reports “le tsar Poutine” arrived in Versailles

— Andrey Davydov (@FarEasterner) 29 may 2017

Obviously, the journalists had a historical parallel. The meeting between the two leaders will take place at the residence of the French kings Versailles after three hundred years after the visit to France of Peter I. That trip marked the beginning of stable relations between the two countries.

Previously with the royals, the Russian President compared the French newspaper Le Figaro. Lighting visit of a Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the newspaper dubbed the policy “a king and a Sultan.”