MOSCOW, July 28. /TASS/. Sergei Toropov has been appointed as Russia’s charge d’affaires in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry information and press department told TASS on Thursday.
"Toropov, Sergei Lvovich, Russia’s charge d’affaires ad interim in Ukraine," the ministry said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree earlier on Thursday to relieve Russia’s Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov of his duties.