The flag of the self-proclaimed 'LPR'

"Naming is not always important. Ukraine calls us the way they like it and how the European partners have written. Let it be! Let's use the name in international documents the way the Europeans want," he said, TSN reported.

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Earlier, Deynego said the "LPR" was ready to return to Ukraine, which, as he claims, is demanded by the international community and which Luhansk cannot resist.