Ukraine will test everyone who received citizenship

В Украине проверят всех, кто получил гражданство

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Many cases, when the courts decide on the issuance of passports to foreigners on the basis of fake certificates of residence in Ukraine until 1991.

The state migration service (SMS) conducts checks of all individuals who received Ukrainian citizenship during the years of Ukraine’s independence. On Saturday, January 27, during the meeting of the colleagues of the interior Ministry said the head of Department Maxim Sokoluk, UNIAN reports.

According to him, there have been cases when the courts decide on the residence in Ukraine on the basis of fake certificates of residence in Ukraine until 1991, issued by the migration officer that gives the grounds to extort foreigners Ukrainian citizenship.

“Work has begun on a full review of the grounds for obtaining Ukrainian citizenship for all the years of independence. Special attention will be paid to citizenship allocated for the new revealed the birth certificates of persons on the basis of the decisions of the courts establishing the fact of residence in Ukraine until 1991,” he said Sokolyk.

In turn, the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov said that such cases are not allowed.

“I want all workers in the GMS to say that we will not tolerate. Soon we will make some conclusions and you will have a serious staff work, including the loopholes that have arisen and how to prevent them. Such cases are not systemic, but immigration system, the citizenship of Ukraine, passports – this should be a rock which you can climb only under the law”, – he stressed.

Note that in the ranking of nationalities-2018 Ukraine took the 44th place, rising over the year by 14 positions. In the list of CIS countries, Ukraine has obtained a leading position.

As reported Корреспондент.net at year-end 2017 Ukraine has risen in the global ranking of passports, finishing in 44th place. Now the country holds the first position among the CIS countries.

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