Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov, who is loyal to President Zelensky, will once again lead the Ukrainian delegation to the second round of negotiations to be held today in Belarus. His Russian counterpart, Vladimir Medinsky, Putin’s advisor, will be represented by the former Minister of Culture (2012-2020).
Other participants in the talks are: from the Ukrainian side at the table David Arachamia, leader of Zelensky’s party, Deputy Foreign Minister, Mykola Tuchitsky, former ambassador of Ukraine to the European Union and then to Great Britain; Mikhailo Podolak, Adviser to the President and spokesperson for the media, Rustam Omirov, one of the three elected representatives in Kyiv, Andrey Kostin, Vice-President of the Tripartite Contact Group (between Russia, Ukraine and OSCE) for a ceasefire in Donbass.
For the Russian delegation, along with Medinsky, Alexander Fomin, Deputy Minister of Defense, Andrei Rudenko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2019, after three years at the head of the department that looks after relations with the former Soviet republics, in particular Ukraine and Belarus. and Moldova.
did not confirm the existence of Roman Abramovichthe owner of Chelsea Football Club and one of the richest Russian influencers, who according to the Jerusalem Post, He had attended the first meeting.
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