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Residents self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) began to detain in the absence of passports of the breakaway state. Ukrainian passport is no longer sufficient for identification, reports “Apostrophe”.
The publication drew attention to the social networks, in particular, the residents of Donetsk, who began to talk about such cases after the new year. One of townswomen Svetlana confirmed to reporters that the arrest actually began with the 1st of January, stop mostly young men. According to her, people take to the office, “residence look, the rolled fingers, then let go.”
“Apostrophe” also cites the transcript of the alleged “operator of the hot line of the Ministry of internal Affairs of DNR” found “online.” On the record the statement said that the detainees are taken to the Department to ascertain the circumstances, then “check for all database” and let it go, and it all happens in the order of the head of the Republic. The audio file with the recorded conversation in the article is not published.
In addition, the country has begun to penalize owners of cars without numbers on the DNR 340-510 rubles. Cars themselves are sent to a shtrafploshchadka. For repeated violations within a year face fines in 510-1020 rubles.
According to “Apostrophe”, the new rules can be a source of bribes for the police but also to encourage people to get passports DNR and Russia. According to local residents, the queue at immigration is painted for some months forward.
At the end of 2019, the head of DNR Denis Pushilin has denied rumors that from the beginning of 2020, the authorities will suspend social payments to citizens not issued a passport of the unrecognized Republic or Russia. Information about the cancellation benefits began to circulate in the autumn.
In September, the Ministry of internal Affairs DND reported that Russian passports under the simplified procedure received more than 20.5 thousand residents, the documents filed more than 43 thousand.
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