The pranksters introduced themselves as the head of the office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak.

"Of course, when Russians are killed, I am offended. But I have no claims against you, just as I have no claims against Israel about Gaza," Bykov said in a video published on the Vovan and Lexus Telegram channel.

The writer also said that he would definitely return to Russia, as he still has students in his country.

Earlier, the singer Nargiz, who fled from Russia, in a conversation with pranksters, called those who support Russia "complete idiots".

* Included in the register of individuals performing the functions of a foreign agent by the decision of the Ministry of Justice of Russia dated 29.07.2022.