“I am firmly convinced that Mr Zelensky needs to negotiate with Mr Putin.

Because it is necessary, it is an interest for Ukraine, ”RIA Novosti quoted Medvedchuk as saying.

Earlier, a court in Kiev sent Medvedchuk under house arrest until December 7.

On October 4, the Kremlin noted that the Russian president was never against a meeting with Zelensky, but there are no prerequisites for negotiations yet.