Macron gets French poll boost after Ukraine crisis interventions

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  • Saturday, 05 Mar 2022

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Georgia's President Salome Zourabichvili (not seen) for a meeting over Ukraine crisis at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, February 28, 2022. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's lead over rival candidates ahead of next month's election has grown in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to a poll published on Saturday by Le Monde newspaper.

The Sopra Steria poll showed Macron winning 30.5% of votes in the first round of voting on April 10, up from 26.5% a week earlier.

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