The Kremlin has supported the return of Donbass Ukraine for humanitarian reasons

Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov

According to the press-Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov, in the case that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was guided by humanitarian considerations, speaking about the return of the Donbass, it “can be maintained”. This Peskov said that “the claims of Russian regions” are not commented.

“If he meant that he intended to return the Donbass, guided by considerations of humanity, then this statement can be supported. And, in fact, is what we can hope for in Moscow”, — said Peskov reporters Thursday (quoted by RIA news).

Peskov also added that “in parts of the Crimea” “claims to Russian regions,” the Kremlin has not commented.

Yesterday, 25 may, after the return of the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko in Ukraine Petro Poroshenko promised to return Donbass and Crimea, “as we have restored Hope”. “We tried to change it on may 18 and 20. This is our joint victory <…> As we returned Hope, we will refund the Donbass and the Crimea”, — said Poroshenko.

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On the same day the self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko announced the terms of the return of the DNI in the Ukraine. He said that “Ukraine must return to the state of the state”, explaining that “should be replaced by power, should be condemned the coup d’etat of 2014”. “Then you need to restore the state, that is, to hold free elections and to recognize the succession in relation to the Ukraine, which was buried on independence as a state,” — said Zakharchenko.

In addition Zakharchenko during the online conference did not rule out joining the NPT to Russia, but noted that the referendum will only be in the case “when it is possible to realize the choice that makes the people”.

Earlier, on may 20, Poroshenko said that the only way to return the Ukrainian sovereignty over the Donbas — political and democratic settlement.