The deterioration of relations between Russia and Ukraine is not associated with Crimea, said Vladimir Putin in interview to television channel " Russia 1 ".
Speaking of the chronology of events, the head said that Ukraine " at first there was a coup and seize power, and only then, and from that moment on, our views and ways with the leadership of Ukraine, they were diametrically opposite, from that moment we are with them dispersed."
Putin drew attention, that Crimea has returned to Russia after these events, and not Vice versa.
According to Putin, sooner or later, in the relations of the capital of Russia and Kiev " the foam subsides ".
for its part, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that " Kiev did not produce anything in terms of implementation of the Minsk package of measures and the Paris agreements, and not doing."
according to his statement, really, there is no progress, and Putin said about it at the meeting with permanent members of Russian security Council.
Also the representative of the Kremlin said that in the case of Kiev from the Minsk agreements, a new basis for settlement in the Donbass will be very difficult.
"The fact that we would then lose any kind of base on which we build the negotiation process," explained Sands.
on the question of the credibility of the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, the Commissioner of the Kremlin said that the story is not about the financial mechanism and about the fate of several million people.