The Kremlin said they requested agrement from Ukraine on the appointment of the Mikhail Babich as the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ukraine. Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitriy Peskov stated this, TASS reports.
"I do not know whether Kyiv approved the appointment of Babich as the Russian Ambassador to Ukraine, but we requested the agrement", Peskov said.
"The necessary diplomatic procedures, including the receiving of the agrement are now in process", he added.
Mikhail Zurabov was dismissed from the post of Russian Ambassador to Ukraine, which he held for more than six years yesterday, on July 28.