Ukraine will not have a President supported by Russia, the first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk told a press conference, ForUm correspondent reports.

"As of today, Ukraine has had four Presidents, but none of them has been supported by Russia. Kravchuk collapsed the USSR, as Russia considers ... Kuchma was good only at the post of the Prime Minister, but he became bad when began to fulfill powers of the President of Ukraine. Then Yushchenko came, and here everything is clear, it is not even necessary to speak about. Yanukovych has come, and the Russian media said: "Now Ukraine will be finally with us." But where is Ukraine now? It has still the same position," Kravchuk said.

"There will be no President in Ukraine supported by Russia ... Even now President Putin says that Ukraine is an artificial state," the first President of Ukraine noted.

At the same time, according to Kravchuk, today Russia is trying to exert more pressure on Ukraine than during the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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