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.
Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin is ready to arrive in Moldova by helicopter or motorbike. "The Prime Minister of Moldova considers that "Rogozin is expected to fly on military aircraft". Well. Then on the Moldovan authorities: a helicopter or motorbike?" — the politician wrote.
Former DCS, USA James Clapper believes that the policy of the American President Donald trump may lead to the fact that Russia "will once again be great." He stated this during a security conference held in Colorado, the Associated Press reports.
The Czech automobile brand Skoda, will start Russian sales of the updated model Rapid 22 July. Car liftbacks will be available in four trim levels: Entry, Active, Ambition and Style, as well as a sporty version of Monte Carlo. The updates were made as external shape of the liftback, and its interior.
Armed Palestinians broke into a house in the Jewish settlement of Halamish in the West Bank of the Jordan river and attacked were people in the room, killing two men and one woman. Another woman with serious injuries was taken to hospital. It is reported by The Times of Israel.