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Ukraine war

Russia warns media: don't report interview with Ukrainian president

Zelenskyy spoke to several Russian publications

People wave Russian flags as President Vladimir Putin speaks during a concert marking the eighth anniversary of the Crimea annexation at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on March 18.   © Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) -- Russia's communications watchdog told Russian media on Sunday to refrain from reporting an interview done with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and said it had started a probe into the outlets which had interviewed the Ukrainian leader.

In a short statement distributed by the watchdog on social media and posted on its website, it said a host of Russian outlets had done an interview with Zelenskyy.

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