The head of centuries Putin signed a decree granting Russian citizenship 35 natives of Ukraine. The document is available on the official portal of legal information.
in addition, Putin has granted citizenship to immigrants from Armenia, Belgium, Afghanistan, Moldova, Germany, Vietnam and Turkmenistan.
The flow of immigrants from the South-East of Ukraine has greatly increased since June amid fighting in the Donbass. The main influx was on the border of the Rostov region where more than 50 thousand Inhabitants of Ukraine. According to the information of the migration service, from April 1 to about 820 thousand Citizens of Ukraine entered into the Russian Federation and remained on its territory.
in January, Putin said that the majority of Ukrainians evade mobilization, try to us to move, to sit out here for a while - and rightly so, because they are just pushing there as cannon fodder, the bullets ". Thereat, the Chairman emphasized that the residence time of Ukrainians in Russia is limited by legislative act and suggested that the period of stay in the Russian Federation Residents of Ukraine, the most important military age, is able to be increased.
According to the Russian Constitution, the head of inter alia "addresses issues of citizenship of the Russian Federation and providing political asylum" (article 89).