Russian Ambassador Mikhail Zurabov, who arrived in Kyiv today, hopes that his work in Ukraine will be fruitful, according to RIA Novosti.

The Ambassador is sure that Russian –Ukrainian relations have a big potential and he is about to apply efforts in order to realize it.

The Ambassador started his opening address having greeted journalists, who gathered in airport on the Ukrainian language. He said he is glad to arrive in Kyiv and after having delivered his welcoming speech on Russian he repeated it on Ukrainian.