The Federation Council has called for improved relations between Russia and Ukraine

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in photobacteria of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe Federation Council has called for improved relations between Russia and Ukraine© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The improvement of relations between Russia and Ukraine is possible only with the change of power in Kiev, the current Ukrainian leadership is interested in continuing the war in Donbass, the preservation of Russophobic sentiments in the society, told RIA Novosti on Sunday, the Senator from Crimea Sergey Tsekov.

The Deputy Minister on the issues of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine Georgy Tuka said that relations between Russia and Ukraine can be restored by mutual request of the parties, in this case, a lot depends on Russia.

«Georgy Tuka often articulates sensible ideas, though, and is a prominent representative of the nationalists. In fact, that between Ukraine and Russia relations will improve, is not one doubt. The only question is how soon it will happen,» — said Tsekov.

He stressed that steps to promote cooperation shows that Russia, unlike Kiev, which broke the agreement on cooperation with Moscow.

«Ukrainian leaders are under the influence of not only the West but also in the upcoming elections. They pumped up society anti-Russian hysteria. This is the usual Russophobic policy of the current government», — he added.

«The improvement of relations between Russia and Ukraine is possible only under the new government in Kiev, as the current «war party» can stay in power in Ukraine only through the fomenting of anti-Russian sentiment in society and the continuation of the conflict in the South-East of the country», — said Tsekov.

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