Vladimir Putin signed a Decree on simplified the capture of Russian passports to the residents of certain districts of Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine, the corresponding document posted on the Internet representation of the Kremlin.
It is emphasized, because the decision was made for " the protection of the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, guided by the universally recognized principles and norms of international law."
similarly, the decree lists the documents required from the residents of Donbass to obtain a Russian passport. The period of examination shall not exceed three months.
The decree entered into force from the day of promulgation.
at the end of November last year Ukraine has restricted the entry into its territory for males From Russia aged 16 to 60 years. The leadership of the Russian Federation has told that Moscow will not impose any retaliatory restrictions, and, on the contrary, will make it easier for Ukrainians to get Russian citizenship.
at the beginning of winter, the leader signed a law giving the President the right to define the categories of foreigners who have the opportunity to receive Russian citizenship in a simplified procedure for humanitarian purposes. The interior Ministry said, because it is in the 1st turn, will affect residents of the South-East of Ukraine.
currently in Russia there are more than one million visitors From the region. They have different documents: patents for workplace, residence permits, temporary residence permits. Of these, 77 thousand people received temporary asylum or are refugees.
As noted in the interior Ministry, in 2014 the Russian citizenship were 360 thousand.