For holders of passports of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR) in Russia are subject to the same migration rules for Ukrainian citizens. On Monday, March 20, according to "Novye Izvestia".
As the newspaper notes, this information to the Russian media, was confirmed by sources in the state Duma, employee of the migration office of the Ministry of interior, member of the Council for human rights at the President (SPCH) and LC representative. "We were surprised to learn that the residents of the DNI and the LC needs every 90 days to leave. People didn't know about it" — quoted by "Novye Izvestia" member of the lower house of Parliament. Another MP said that after the signing of the decree was not drafted bylaws.
The head of the Commission on migration policy at the Council for human rights Yevgeny Bobrov also confirmed that residents of the breakaway republics of Donbass have in Russia the same status as the citizens of Ukraine.
However, the representative of the militia Alexander Zhuchkovsky noted that holders of passports of the DNI and the LC at the entrance to the Russian Federation does not fill in the migration card.
17 March, the permanent representative of Russia to OSCE Alexander Lukashevich explained, Moscow to cancel the decision on recognition of documents of the DNI and LC, if Kiev will fulfill the Minsk agreement.
A decree on the recognition of Russia's documents and license plates of vehicles issued to citizens of Ukraine and stateless persons permanently residing on the territories of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, was signed in February, Russian President Vladimir Putin. In Kiev called the move evidence of Russia's violations of international law.