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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that Russia plans to promote idea of establishing a free trade zone between the European Union and the Eurasian Customs Union as "the integration of integrations."
The current downturn in international affairs is not our choice. We will continue to work in these circumstances, and we are always open to dialogue. There’s no real alternative to mutually advantageous and equitable cooperation between Russia and the EU; we are bound by too much in geographical, economic, historical, and human terms. The European Union is our natural trade and economic partner. We have a mutual interest in expanding our business cooperation, which representatives of leading German companies confirmed to me during their recent visit to Russia to meet with our leaders.
And in the Duma, Lavrov explained the government attitude:
Today our talks focused on Ukraine. We agree that it is our common goal to stabilise Ukraine as soon as possible, to ensure a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weaponry in keeping with the Minsk Protocol, as well as to take other actions stipulated in that document. Russia has called for the unconditional continuation of the Minsk process. It is a unique format in that all conflicting sides are represented in this process mediated by Russia and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
I think you should stay on topic in this thread. The OP is clearly about Belarus seeking closer ties with the west - which Russia is encouraging.
I'm not sure a debate about Novorossiya is appropriate here, especially when you have no proof of your allegations. Just my opinion though.
No, Russia is not supplying the Armed Forces of Novorossiya. And yes, they have captured military equipment from the forces of Ukraine.
Way off topic man.