Refugees make up about 40% of all Ukrainians now in Russia, they will be saved all the benefits, said the head of the Federal migration service (FMS) of Russia Konstantin Romodanovsky.
first it was claimed that from August 1 this year, the FMS is planning to abolish the preferential migration regime for Ukrainians, which was introduced last year in connection with the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
Romodanovsky said that at the present time on the territory of the Russian Federation are 2, 6 million Ukrainians. According to him, among them those who come to visit their relatives, on private business, in search of work, fleeing from recruitment And participation in hostilities, as well as Refugees from the South-East of Ukraine.
"Last in Russia more than one million people! It is about 40% of all Residents who arrived from the Ukraine And are currently in the country, " Romodanovsky said in the interview, published on the Internet representation.
He is confident that the approach to these categories of citizens of Ukraine is required to be different." We believe that we should leave the benefits for those people from the South-East of Ukraine, who speaks And for temporary shelter, refugee status, And the decision on temporary residence. And, of course, to prolong the liberal regime for this category of citizens ", - noted the head of the FMS.
Romodanovsky noticed that if the increase in hostilities in the Donbass will not be, all the other citizens of Ukraine will be treated migration service as citizens of the CIS countries, And they will apply the General rules.
In the spring of last year, Kiev began in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens of the region. Victims of the conflict, according to the UN, are more than 6, 5 thousand people, more than 2, 2 million have fled the country or became internally displaced.