Compared to 2015, 2016, almost twice as many Ukrainians have Russian passports, said RT in a press-service of the Ministry.
It is noted that the document was issued more than 100 thousand natives of the neighboring state against 67,4 thousand in 2015.
About 37 thousand passports issued for the citizens of Kazakhstan, more than 23 thousand Uzbeks, approximately 22 thousand — the natives of Armenia. All of these figures are also higher than last year.
In October 2016, the Department of the interior migration calculated, on the territory of Russia is a million Ukrainians with a particular status. According to the Agency, since the beginning of the conflict in the East of Ukraine for asylum have addressed more than 440 thousand people, more than 270 thousand refugees are registered.
20 Mar became it is known, that the passports of the breakaway people's republics of Donbass will be considered by the Russian migration services for the same rules as a passport of Ukraine. Thus, the residents of the DNI and the LC needs every 90 days to leave Russia for compliance.
17 March, the permanent representative of Russia to OSCE Alexander Lukashevich said, Moscow to cancel the decision on recognition of documents of the DNI and LC, if Kiev will comply with the Minsk agreements.
In February, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the recognition in Russia of the documents issued to citizens of Ukraine and stateless persons permanently residing on the territories of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. In Kiev this step called evidence of Russia's violations of international law.
During the 17th portback election Congress of the Communist party in Moscow, Gennady Zyuganov was reelected Chairman of the Central Committee of the party. During the meeting he did not rule out his participation in the presidential election in 2018., stating that the election race will be held "in the face of rising public discontent."
Statement of G7 leaders on opportunities to strengthen sanctions against Moscow suggests that they do not plan to actually fight with international terrorism, since Russia will not be able in such circumstances to be a partner for the West. This opinion was expressed by first Deputy Chairman of Committee of the Federation Council security and defence Franz Klintsevich.
At the agreed rally against the renovation program in Moscow attended by about thousand people. This was reported by the press service of the main Department of the MIA of Russia in the capital. The action takes place on Suvorov square in the Central area of the city. The protection of public order provide the police and Asgardia.
Russian Maria Laecken (Kuchina) prevailed over the rivals in the sector to jump stage of the Diamond League in Eugene (USA). Champion of the world 2015, speaking under a neutral flag, in her best attempt to overcome a mark of 2.03 meters.
"Barcelona" defeated "Alaves" in the final of the Spanish Cup. The meeting was held at the stadium "Vicente calderón" in Madrid and ended with the victory of the Catalans with a score of 3:1. The blue-pomegranate Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco alcácer. The only goal "alavesa" scored Theo Bernard françois.
The media learned of the decision of the US Navy to send to the coast of the DPRK, the aircraft carrier "Nimitz" (USS Nimitz), to increase the pressure on Pyongyang. The ship will join the already located in that area, "Ronald Reagan" and "Carl Vinson", increasing the striking force to a record level.