The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he wants to simplify the procedure for obtaining by foreigners such as Russians, Ukrainian citizenship, said the press service of the Ukrainian leader on Wednesday.
"the Manager has told, that wishes to initiate legislative changes to simplify the procedure for the adoption of citizenship and the provision of political asylum to citizens who are persecuted in their home country, for example the Russians," - said in the report.
on Wednesday, Poroshenko awarded Ukrainian passport journalist Catherine. who was born in Russia. Since last year she has actively covered the events in Ukraine in Russian and Ukrainian media.