Received Ukrainian citizenship Maria Gaidar does not automatically lose the citizenship of the Russian Federation, the renunciation of citizenship shall be issued in the prescribed manner, said Fins news the head of the Public Council under the Federal migration service of Russia, Professor Vladimir Volokh.
On Tuesday it was announced that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on granting citizenship and handed the passport of citizen of Ukraine Russian public activist Maria Gaidar.
"The right to grant citizenship is a sovereign Right of any country, and Ukraine. To exit the Russian citizenship has to be her personal volition, issued in the prescribed manner ", - said the head of the Department.
according to his statement, as a citizen of Russia, Gaidar is free to enter and leave Russia. Volokh has reminded that the Russian Federation recognizes dual citizenship With some countries With which there is a proper contract. The agreement With Ukraine on the 2nd citizenship in the Russian Federation, According to Volokh, no.
Said Lee Gaydar officially about the desire to withdraw from citizenship of the Russian Federation as long as it is unknown in the Russian migration service, this issue is not explained, pointing to the law on personal data.
Since August of last year in Russia there is a law according to which citizens of Russia under the threat of liability under the criminal code are required to notify the migration service about their foreign citizenship or residence permit. So, when you return to the Russian Federation, Gaidar will need over 30 days to notify the migration service about the capture of Ukrainian citizenship.