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More than hundred citizens of Ukraine who moved from Crimea and Sevastopol prior to joining the Peninsula to Russia, had applied for Russian citizenship under the simplified scheme. About TASS reported in the press center of the interior Ministry.
“At this point in the territorial bodies of the MIA of Russia with the corresponding statements addressed 125 people,” — said the Agency.
Documents will be reviewed within three months. While no decisions on this matter is not accepted.
Earlier, on 14 June the residents of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics began to issue Russian passports to the outlets at the border with the Rostov region. Just considering 12 thousand applications, another 1.2 thousand applications-approved.
April 24 and may 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin his two decrees ordered to simplify the issuance of Russian citizenship to inhabitants of Donbass, and Ukrainians who were born or lived in Crimea or Sevastopol and went to joining the Peninsula to Russia. He noted that the measure was taken for humanitarian purposes. The Ukrainian authorities refused to recognize the new ID and threatened Moscow with sanctions point.
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