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More than 200 thousand residents of Donbass received a Russian passport in 2019


In 2019, 227 thousand residents of the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR received Russian passports. This was reported by the head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia on migration, Valentina Kazakova.

“In 2019, 227 thousand residents of these territories acquired Russian citizenship. A separate unit has been created in Rostov that accepts documents for acquiring citizenship and processes them. We go to Rostov, and to these points where documents are issued, and we don’t hear anything but words of gratitude, ”Izvestia quoted her as saying.

According to Kazakova, the Ministry of Internal Affairs receives about 1-1.5 thousand applications for registration of Russian citizenship per day.

Earlier it was reported that about 500 thousand Ukrainians received Russian citizenship in 2019.

Source: russiart

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