Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on his article on the unity of Russians and Ukrainians. His words on the air of the TV channel “Russia 24” are transmitted RIA News…
“I decided to prepare this material not now, quite a long time ago, for several months I have been thinking about it,” the Russian head said. He called the material analytical, as it is based on historical facts, events, documents.
The trigger for the creation of the material, Putin called the adoption of the law on indigenous peoples in Ukraine. According to him, the current situation demanded that we take a closer look at “what kind of world we live in and what are our relations with our closest neighbors.”
According to the Russian leader, it will be difficult to argue with what is stated in the article, since it is honest and based on historical documents. He also expressed confidence that the Ukrainian authorities should carefully analyze his article before discussing it.
The text of Vladimir Putin’s article “On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians” was published on the Kremlin’s website. The Russian president stressed that his text is based not on some secret documents, but on facts, the confirmation of which can be found in open sources. The material was published in two languages - Russian and Ukrainian.