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Putin: Russia is not going to curtail relations with Ukraine
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There was informal information that Russia is considering possibility of severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

Russia not to break relations with Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced this during a meeting of the Security Council on the issue of the occupied Crimea, according to

'We're not going to end our relations. Despite the reluctance of the current authorities in Kyiv to have full diplomatic relations at the ambassadorial level, we, nevertheless, will create opportunities for the development of contacts and support them,' said Putin.

As reported earlier by, Medvedev: 'Severance of diplomatic relations with Ukraine is not excluded.'

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