Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to the media after his talks with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un talk in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP)Brussels (AP) — The European Union hit out Thursday at Russia’s move to fast-track citizenship applications from people living in conflict areas in eastern Ukraine, slamming it as an attack on Ukraine’s sovereignty that undermines an already-fragile peace agreement.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to expedite the applications from some Ukrainians living in areas held by Russia-backed separatists in under three months. Those granted Russian citizenship …read more
Source: Pattaya Mail