Eight Russian citizens received refugee status in Ukraine

Восемь граждан России получил статус беженца в Украине

About two thousand Russians received ukraisnkoe citizenship in 2016

In just 11 months of 2016 for the protection turned 69 Russians.

As of November 2016, eight citizens of the Russian Federation received the status of refugee in Ukraine. This writes Radio Liberty, citing data from the State migration service of Ukraine, provided in response to a formal request.

“In just 11 months of 2016 for the protection of Ukraine turned 69 Russian citizens, eight of them received refugee status, while 10 received additional protection”, – stated in the message.

In addition, the Ministry clarified that during the first 11 months of the year 2016 the citizenship of Ukraine by territorial origin has received 1704 citizen of Russia, and decrees of the President adopted the citizenship of Ukraine 104 Russian.

As reported the Correspondent.net, for two years citizens of Ukraine were more than six thousand Russians.

Note, in January of this year, the Federal migration service of Russia said that in two years, the Russian citizenship were 100 thousand Ukrainians.