“Zelensky…first of all, of course, has to solve the issue of development of relation of Ukraine and Donbas,” Putin noted.
He drew attention to the fact that Zelensky faced great challenges as the GDP level in Ukraine decreased due to the loss of the Russian market, some industries of Ukraine just stopped to exist.
Putin thinks that it is the difficult legacy inherited by Zelensky and he has a lot to do.
On October 1, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine reported on the agreement of Steinmeier formula text in response to the letter of OSCE Special Representative in Trilateral Contac Group Martin Sajdik.
Russia considers the possibility of participation in the Normandy Format summit after signing of Steinmeier formula by Ukrainian side.