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Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has announced the start of a dialogue between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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"So far, we are stating the start of a dialogue between two presidents, we are stating certain contacts that are being made to develop these talks and the understandings reached during them," the Russian news agency RBC quoted Peskov as saying.

In this way, Peskov commented on the question of how to assess relations between Russia and Ukraine amid news about the upcoming prisoner swap.

Peskov also confirmed contacts on the swap of prisoners between the Ukrainian and Russian sides.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the first results on the prisoner swap between Ukraine and the Russian Federation should be in the coming days.