For two years citizens of Ukraine were six thousand Russians

За два года гражданами Украины стали шесть тысяч россиян

Six thousand Russians received Ukrainian citizenship

Russia said that in two years, the Russian citizenship were 100 thousand Ukrainians.

Ukraine issued a passport of their nationality 6,261 thousand Russians in the period from 2014 to 2016, reported in Facebook the brother of people’s Deputy Mustafa Nayem – Masi, which engaged in advocacy.

“While one client decided to clarify how many Russian citizens have received citizenship of Ukraine from 2014 to 2016. Under the simplified procedure citizenship of Ukraine received 6261 citizens of the Russian Federation. By the decree of the President of 357 citizens of Russia”, – Nayem wrote in Facebook.

За два года гражданами Украины стали шесть тысяч россиян

Masi-Mustafa Nayem/ Facebook

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

Earlier it was reported that from the beginning of 2016 political asylum in Ukraine has asked fifty of the Russians.

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