< p>The press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov reacted to the proposal of President Vladimir Zelensky to begin the withdrawal of Russian occupation troops in the territory of Ukraine for Christmas. This is reported by the Russian propaganda media.
According to him, the proposal of the Ukrainian leader «is out of the question».
« the fact that Russia can start withdrawing troops from Ukraine before the end of this year is out of the question», — said Peskov.
At the same time, he stated that the Ukrainian side allegedly «needs to accept the realities that have developed during this time».
< p>«These realities indicate that new subjects have appeared in the Russian Federation, they appeared as a result of referendums held in these territories… Without taking these new realities into account, any progress is impossible», — Putin's press officer said.