Ukraine allowed the resumption of negotiations with Russia in August

The Ministry of Defense denied involvement in the killing of civilians. We discussed the corridors that might be organized with the help of NATO ships that would guard 60 miles to neutral waters, this could be a solution, — she added. However, in May, both Moscow and Kyiv announced the suspension of the process. Read on RBC Pro Pro Three useful exercises to help beat shyness Instructions Pro What will happen to inflation and the ruble by the end of the year Articles Pro “Gullklok” and “Kvarnvik” for $ 41.9 billion: how IKEA learned to sell Articles Pro Work-life balance – the main cause of burnout: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Articles Pro “The former is haunting me”: how to get rid of an obsessive employer Instructions Pro “Loss of nerves and time”: do employees want to be bosses – survey Studies Pro Sanctions traffic light: how bans affect different sectors of the economy Studies Pro Features of the business environment in Turkey: what kind of business do Russians open there Articles
Ukrainian authorities explained that the background of the negotiations was influenced by the events in Bucha: in early April, foreign media and Ukrainian politicians published photos of dead civilians in this city. “Another component of the negotiations— it's food security: as you know, our ports are blocked. Thus, we would not raise the issue of Crimea for a certain number of years, for example»,— told Arakhamia. In his opinion, then Kyiv will be able to return to negotiations and speak from a position of strength. After the start of the Russian military operation, the delegations of the two countries held several rounds of negotiations. The most productive was the meeting in Istanbul at the end of March, after which the parties exchanged written proposals for a settlement. According to the head of the Ukrainian delegation, David Arakhamia, in August Kyiv may conduct “counter-offensive operations in some places”, which would strengthen its position in the negotiations. The President of the country, Vladimir Zelensky, called the return of territories lost during the hostilities to Ukraine as a condition for negotiations. Authors Tags

Источник The head of the Russian delegation, presidential aide Vladimir Medinsky specified that the dialogue was frozen at the initiative of Ukraine. He ruled out the resumption of dialogue in the current conditions, emphasizing that Ukraine would not accept the loss of territories, “it is legally impossible.” “But we can consider a political agreement like the one we proposed for consideration in Istanbul. He excluded the resumption of the dialogue in the current situation

David Arakhamia
Ukraine's position at the negotiating table with Russia may change by the end of August, suggested in an interview with Voice of America (included by the Ministry of Justice in the register of media-foreign agents) head of the Ukrainian delegation David Arakhamia. Another possible condition for the start of negotiations, the head of the delegation called the voluntary return of Russian troops to the positions they held before February 24. After that, the Russian Foreign Ministry questioned the sincerity of Kyiv's desire to find a peaceful resolution to the conflict. Arakhamia has already said before that in order to resume discussions, Ukraine's negotiating position needs to be strengthened, in particular, by arms supplies. Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on June 17 that Putin was open to negotiations and “it would be great if European leaders influenced the leadership of Ukraine in order to encourage them to take a sober look at the situation. But I think we will carry out counteroffensive operations in some places. Arakhamia added that a counterattack by the Ukrainian military is expected at this time: “We do not want to share our plans with Russia, because they can see it in open sources. In turn, the deputy from the Servant of the People party Yevgenia Kravchuk told the radio company that Kyiv is in contact with Moscow on humanitarian issues. President Vladimir Putin noted that the Ukrainian side changed its position in the negotiations and moved away from the Istanbul agreements.