Since the beginning of the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine, about 90 thousand Ukrainians took advantage of the state program of assistance of voluntary resettlement of compatriots to the Russian Federation, said the head of Department on organization of work With compatriots of the FMS of Russia Vitaly Yakovlev.
"last year, Residents of Ukraine who took part in the state program) 42 thousand In the current year is approaching 50. The total figure is slightly less than 90 thousand," - said Yakovlev.
according to his statement, it is the citizens who have already obtained the certificate of a participant of the state program, was registered in the regions, we have selected For subsequent accommodation of the Russian Federation." The situation associated With those tragic events that continue in Ukraine ", - said the Commissioner of FMS, reports RIA " Novosti ". Only, according to Yakovlev, the state program has already benefited about 400 thousand People." currently in the program take part 57 regions of Russia. The programme is being implemented Since 2007, and currently in the Russian Federation through it moved about 394 thousand People, " - said Yakovlev. He noted that 98% of participants of the state program - the citizens of the States-participants of the CIS, but there are compatriots from Europe, USA, the old believers from Bolivia." Main flow - Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Moldova and Ukraine ", - said the Commissioner of the FMS. The state program on assistance to resettlement of compatriots from abroad was approved in 2006 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation. In September 2012 released a new version of the program. According to the UN, the number of internally displaced persons in Ukraine has reached 1 million 325 thousand 154 people, increasing weekly by 10 thousand People. On 3 June the EU said about a sharp increase in the number of Ukrainians who want to leave their homeland and seek refuge in Europe. The coup in Kiev in February 2014 radically destabilized Ukraine, becoming a cause of conflict in the East of the mills and continued economic decline. All this has generated a stream of people leaving the country. Most of it goes to the Russian Federation. In the FMS of Russia said in may that provided From 1 July 2014 status of immigrants 325 thousand Displaced persons From Ukraine.