: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine to simplify citizenship for ‘persecuted’ Russians

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

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