Zelensky eases naturalization of Russian nationals subjected to political persecution

14:00, 13 August 2019
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He also streamlined the granting of Ukrainian citizenship to foreigners and stateless persons engaged in ensuring national security and defense of Ukraine.

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The corresponding decree (No. 594/2019) has been published on the president’s website.

The decree comes into force from the day of its publication.

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