The head of the Federal migration service (FMS) of Russia Konstantin Romodanovsky called "nonsense" statements about the fact that someone from the inhabitants of the Crimea was forcibly given a Russian passport.
"most importantly, we fulfill the law that was written to assist in the issuance of passports for all people interested. I must emphasize to everyone. Because we nobody was pasportizirovana, as currently happens write in the part of the media, " Romodanovsky said in the interview, published on the Internet representation.
the head of the Federal migration service said that the migration service issued documents in compliance with all requirements, " none of these documents from the aircraft was scattered ".
He told that the service turned out to work so that in practice for four months was granted 1, 8 million passports." I have been to Crimea and saw the queue of people wishing to obtain this document, and I, of course, funny to hear about what someone in the Crimea was forcibly converted to Russian citizenship. This is complete nonsense, " added the Minister.
Crimea and Sevastopol became the Russian regions after the referendum in which an overwhelming number of voters (96, 77%) with a turnout of 83, 1%. The corresponding agreement was signed on 18 March, then it was approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council. They Also adopted the Federal constitutional law on education of 2 new regions of the Russian Federation - Republic of Crimea and the Federal city of Sevastopol. The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin both documents. Also Before, Putin said that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine considers Crimea its, but at the time occupied territory.