Juliana Grebennikova. About 400 thousand citizens of Ukraine received asylum in Russia, said on Thursday head of the Russian Federal migration service Konstantin Romodanovsky.
in early October, Romodanovsky has informed that from 1 April 2014 in Russia has arrived more than 1 million people from the South-East of Ukraine
"About 400 thousand people received the status of temporary asylum in the Russian Federation. The number of those Residents who assume long-term stay in the Russian Federation, and exceeded 600 thousand people, " Romodanovsky said.
He added that 200 thousand people have received permission for temporary residence.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document from February 12 - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and the creation of security zones, obliges the Ukrainian Authorities to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of holding local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status "of Donetsk and Lugansk regions"