The Federal migration service (FMS) of Russia From August 1, provides migrants From Ukraine 90 days to determine their status in Russia, while retaining the benefits only To immigrants From Donbass.
Preferential migration regime For Ukrainians in the Russian Federation was introduced last year in connection With the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine for the period until 1 August 2015. Advantages concerned the status and opportunities for employment. For example, the territorial bodies of the Ministry were instructed to freely extend the Ukrainians the period of temporary stay in Russia. For this citizen just need to contact the Department of the FMS of Russia at the place of its location With your passport and migration card. The extension was carried out by entering the appropriate marks in the migration card.
First of August is the deadline of preferences granted to the Ukrainians under article 26 of the Law on legal status of foreign Residents." From this point the citizen of Ukraine will be able to stay in Russia not more than three months total during each semester. For a long stay in Russia, they will need either to obtain a permit for the workplace, or to issue other status, entitling them to a long stay in the country.
the head of the Federal migration service of Russia Konstantin Romodanovsky explained that all Ukrainians, no matter how much they up to this time had been in the Russian Federation after 1 August will provide an opportunity without departure From the territory of the Russian Federation to stay another 90 days. During this period of time they will be able to obtain permits for the work place, as do all citizens of the countries - participants of the CIS, which have a visa-free relationship.
If a foreigner from the country visa-free for 90 days never were legalized in the Russian Federation, the Federal migration service gives him 30 days to leave the country. If a person will not leave the Russian Federation within the prescribed period, the Entry would be closed for him for a period of 3 to 10 years. Entry to Russia violators of the immigration Law closes automatically.
A preferential regime For Ukrainians From Donbass will continue to operate after the First of August." We believe it is appropriate to extend the term of preferences For Residents who arrived in the Russian Federation received the damage from the fighting of the territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine ", - said Romodanovsky.
according to the information of the FMS of the Russian Federation at the present time in Russia is 2, 6 million Inhabitants of Ukraine, more than a million people from South-Eastern regions. For citizens of the South-East of Ukraine arrived in Russia to urgently masse, funds For social development of the Russian Federation.