Putin says Russia ready to negotiate over Ukraine, Kyiv says Moscow doesn’t want talks
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- Accuses Kyiv, West of refusing to negotiate
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MOSCOW, Dec 25 (Reuters) – Russia is ready to negotiate with all parties involved in the war in Ukraine but Kyiv and its Western backers have refused to engage in talks, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview aired on Sunday.
Additional reporting by Pavel Polityuk in Kyiv and David Ljunggren in Ottawa; Editing by Gareth Jones, Diane Craft and Leslie Adler
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