Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin sat at opposite ends of a four-meter table during last week’s meeting in the Kremlin.. This was due to the French president’s fear that Russia would obtain his DNA. It was similar in the case of the meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Schulz.

Photo: Press Office of the Russian President / PAP

Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron

Bolsonaro met Putin’s demands

It seems that the president had no such fears Brazil Jair Bolsonaro, who was able to shake hands with Putin freely during the meeting on Wednesday, February 16. Media reports said the Russian government had asked the Brazilian delegation to perform up to five PCR tests, one of which was hours before the meeting.

Aides to the Brazilian president confirmed that he had conducted the Russian test. Thanks to this, the meeting of the heads of these two countries took place at a small table, significantly different in size from the one at which the previous guests sat. put it in. There were also free handshakes.


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Talks about Ukraine and nuclear reactors

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he spoke in Moscow about the crisis in… Ukraine: “I told Putin that Brazil supports every country that seeks peace. This is his intention.” Reported to reporters after meeting the Russian leader.

Brazil maintains good relations with Russia, which is a member of the BRICS developing group. Bolsonaro ignored US calls to postpone his visit to Moscow.

The Brazilian president also said that his country is interested in small nuclear reactors manufactured by the Russian state-owned energy company Rosatom. “Rosatom is ready to participate in the construction of new power units in Brazil, including low-power nuclear power plants, both onshore and on board” Putin’s response.

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Source: Reuters, Sky News

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