President Macron insists France has ‘always stood alongside Ukraine’

France wants a Ukrainian military victory against Russia that reestablishes the territorial integrity of the country, including Crimea, which was seized by Russia in 2014, a French diplomatic source said on Thursday.  French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrived in Kiyv on Thursday on a joint trip to show their backing for Ukraine.