The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova commented on the idea of renaming Ukraine , which was proposed in the office of the President of the country, Volodymyr Zelensky.
Zelensky, in particular, was told that initially Russia is Ukraine, therefore this “brand” should be “taken away” from Russia. As a variant of the new name of the country, “Rus-Ukraine” was proposed.It was also proposed to denote the conflict in Donbass in a new way. “I am struggling so that we call the war correctly – the Russian-Russian war,” said the adviser to the head of the office, Alexei Arestovich. He explained that “Russia is us … Rusyns, Rusyns.” The adviser added that this topic is “being worked on”.