Kuchma was unable to answer the question in the Ukrainian language
After the meeting the participants of the contact group in Ukraine in Minsk former President Leonid Kuchma asked the question in his native language, which he could not answer.
First, a long pause followed, and correspondents thought that the politician did not understand what was wanted of him. However, a little later Kuchma reply was, according to to Lead. Ru " referring to LifeNews. Moreover, according to media reports, the answer is in Russian. In 2003 Leonid Kuchma has issued the book " Ukraine is not Russia ", which caused a mixed reaction from readers and critics. Native labour former leader talks about the language problem and issue an opinion on the timeliness of giving Russian the status of an official language. Signed in the Belarusian capital Memorandum contains nine items, its implementation, According to Leonid Kuchma, will begin in a day.