The acceptance by Russia of immigrants from the Ukraine was carried out quietly, without political cry, while the number of immigrants exceeded twice the number of migrants now arriving in the European Union, said the speaker of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin.
first of authorized official of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that in Russia there are more than 1 million 100 thousand immigrants from the South-East of Ukraine.
"Once again, thank you and your partners and all those who participated and participates in this great, honorable, necessary work on the reception of immigrants from Ukraine in Russian regions. Besides, it was done quietly, without political cry, noise, scandals. Citizens organized the citizens are, the children are taught, " said Naryshkin at the international parliamentary forum, referring to the head of the FMS Konstantin Romodanovsky.
He noticed that the number of immigrants from Ukraine to the Russian Federation in 2 times more than the number of immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa, " currently the wave swept over Western and Central Europe ".
at rallies in early April last year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. 2 November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of parliaments. Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.