According to Pushkov, the Ukrainian authorities have realized that “this radical nonsense they would be too expensive” and would nullify the efforts in the “Normandy format”.
In Kiev refused to break diplomatic relations with Russia. Realized that this radical nonsense they would be too expensive, block the “Norman format” talks on Donbass. Some disadvantages and no advantages.
— Alexei Pushkov (@Alexey_Pushkov) 17 Jan 2018