More than ten thousand Inhabitants of Ukraine adopted the decision to move last year to the Russian Federation under the state Program on rendering assistance to voluntary resettlement to Russia, said in an interview Last news the Director of the division of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on work with compatriots abroad Anatoly Makarov.
"last year they (representatives of the FMS - ed.) has consulted on resettlement to the Russian Federation More than 13 thousand people, made 4, 4 thousands of applications for participation in the program. This means that together with family members conclusion about resettlement to the Russian Federation in the composition of the list of activities took More than 10 thousand citizens of Ukraine ", - said the diplomat.
according to his statement, the application for participation in the state program and are currently accepted by the office of the messenger of the FMS of Russia in Kiev, temporary groups functioning at the consulates-General of Russia in Kharkiv and Odessa.
"Despite the difficult internal political situation in Ukraine, the work on implementation of the state Programme on its territory in practice was not stopped ", - noted Makarov.
"considering the difficult situation of our compatriots in Ukraine, in which they caught by the fault of the current Kiev authorities, were promptly taken measures to simplify the procedures for registration of resettlement for those coming from the East of Ukraine compatriots. These categories of persons were granted the right to apply to the territorial bodies of the FMS of Russia with applications for participation in the state program in a simplified manner, without the in such cases, departure to the place of permanent residence in Ukraine, and the list of submissions is minimized, " said the Commissioner of the foreign Ministry.
The full interview will be posted on the Internet office of www. Ria. EN 13. 30