Over the past year in the Russian Federation have moved more than a million Residents of Ukraine, said Russia's permanent representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov in the air of TV channel " ".
"the Russian Federation at the moment for the last year profits of more than a million Residents of Ukraine. This is really serious. It is much more than all these crowds of Syrians and Africans, who marched in orderly rows to the European Union. It is clear that this one million plus one million 100-150 thousand Residents of Ukraine, not all of them come as refugees. Some of them gives a message about acceptance in the Russian citizenship. Others receive a residence permit, temporary or continuous. Someone just stays at relatives. We have a three-month stay in the range, Other change their own status, but It is a problem we are doing, " said Chizhov.
November 1 has ceased to operate a preferential regime of stay of Ukrainian citizens. Preferential rules preserved only For immigrants From the South-East of Ukraine. For other Ukrainians to stay on the territory of the Russian Federation without permits, such as a patent, a temporary residence permit and other, it will be possible not more than 90 days within 180 days.
according to the FMS, in Russia there are 2, 6 million Inhabitants of Ukraine, more than 1 million people From the East.