Putin expands fast-track Russian citizenship procedure for all Ukrainians
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday expanded a program that impulsively grants Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians.
Prior to Putin signing the decree, the rapid citizenship procedure was once most effective to be had to these within the jap Donetsk and Luhansk areas – in combination referred to as Donbas – and the Russian-controlled southern Zaporizhzhia and Kherson areas.
From the time this system started in 2019 within the Donetsk and Luhansk areas of Ukraine, greater than 720,000 other people dwelling there have bought Russian passports. It prolonged to the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson spaces in May of this yr, in the middle of Russia’s invasion.