Donetsk, May 27 – DAN. Alexey Chesnakov, political scientist and director of the Center for Current Politics has commented on the reports published in social networks and messengers alleging that Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov is resigning.

"This is untrue," Chesnakov said answering KP's question that Surkov had filed resignation and that an ex-ambassador would be responsible for the work with Donetsk and Lugansk.

Chesnakov said that Surkov knows who is behind the rumors. "We are of the same kin, we'll settle it ourselves," Surkov said according to Chesnakov. *ot