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The Federation Council member Alexei Pushkov commented on the Council is former President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, who gave the current head of state Vladimir Zelensky before the meeting in “Norman format”.As noted Kravchuk, the current President is to protect the country and to tell the truth and to defend the interests of the “great nation” of Ukraine. According to him, other countries will play with Kiev “cat and mouse”, and “help only in words”. In addition, Kravchuk stated that Ukraine “cheated” with the Budapest Memorandum.
“On the Board Kravchuk Zelensky: to protect the interests of the country can be different. You can, as Poroshenko, has lost the Donbass and the three sheets are in quarrel with Russia”, — wrote Pushkov on Twitter.He noted that Ukrainian citizens have appreciated the attempts of the former head of state Petro Poroshenko to “defend” the country, “by failing him in the election”.According to the MP, people expect Zelensky different approach, as the animosity between Moscow and Kiev “is not in the interests of Ukraine”.A meeting of leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine in the “Normandy format” will take place on 9 December at the Elysee Palace in Paris.