Yanukovych plans to come to Moscow to meet with Putin in February - source

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in February, Izvestia reported on Wednesday citing a source from Yanukovych's entourage.

"He [Yanukovych] plans to come to the Russian capital for a meeting with Putin before the signature of a free trade agreement at a European Union summit scheduled for Feb. 25," the source said.

Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov told Izvestia that the Kremlin had not received any information on Yanukovych's planned visit to Moscow.

"We are unaware whether President Yanukovych is planning to travel to Russia. His meeting with Vladimir Putin is not planned in February," he said.

It was reported earlier that the previous meeting between Yanukovych and Putin was planned for December 18, 2012 in Moscow but was cancelled at the last moment.

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