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The state migration service (SMS) of Ukraine started examination of all individuals who received Ukrainian citizenship during the years of independence. This was the head of the State migration service, Maxim Sokoluk, the Agency “UNIAN”.
“Special attention will be paid to citizenship on the new birth certificate of a person on the basis of the decisions of the courts establishing the fact of residence in Ukraine until 1991,” he said.
According to him, sometimes get Ukrainian citizenship by using false certificates of residence on the territory of Ukraine until 1991, issued by the migration service. The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov said that such cases are not allowed.
“I want all workers in the GMS to say that we will not tolerate. Soon we will make some conclusions and you will have a serious staff work, including on emerging loopholes and how to prevent them”, he warned.
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