Russian PM sees 'chance' for better ties with new Ukraine leader


Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev today said, Moscow has a chance of improving ties with Ukraine under the leadership of President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky.

In the first reaction by a senior Russian official following Sunday's landslide victory for Zelensky, Medvedev said, there is a chance for improving cooperation between the two countries. Medvedev, in a Facebook post, said the result of the election shows a clear demand for a new approach to solving Ukraine's problems.

Ukraine and Russia have been at odds since a 2014 uprising ousted a pro-Kremlin leader. (AIR NEWS)