MOSCOW, January 28. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev had a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Nikolai Azarov, who has sent in his resignation, press secretary of the Russian prime minister Natalia Timakova said on Tuesday, adding that the conversation had been initiated by the Ukrainian side.
“Azarov informed about his decision to vacate his office and expressed thanks for joint work,” Timakova said. “Medvedev, in turn, noted that Russia was closely watching the development of the situation in Ukraine and hoped that the political crisis in that country would be finally overcome."