Volodymyr Zelensky had pledged to grant citizenship to Russians who ‘suffer’ under the Kremlin’s rule after he was elected as president in April. (AFP pic)KIEV: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday ordered to simplify the granting of Ukrainian citizenship for Russians persecuted on political grounds.
A decree published on the presidential website orders the cabinet to write a law “easing the process of obtaining Ukrainian citizenship by Russian citizens who have been persecuted for their political views”.
The decree also listed non-Ukrainians serving in the Ukrainian military as subject to the eased naturalisation process under the new law, and ordered another law …read more
Source: Free Malaysia Today