Putin declares determination to negotiate, build relations with Ukraine’s "new authorities"

President Vladimir Putin of Russia says he expects to be on the same page and build relations with the new Ukrainian leadership.

As reported by Censor.NET citing ZN.UA, the Russian leader said speaking at the Valdai Forum in Sochi on Oct. 18.

He said that Russia seeks revival of relations with Ukraine to the full extent.

"We have to wait until the end of domestic political cycles [in Ukraine] and I very much expect that we will succeed in building at least some kind of relationship and reaching at least some agreements with the new leadership of the country. We are ready for this, we want it," the Russian president said.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3092153