Medical officer killed in Donbas had Estonian citizenship He was killed in shelling when trying to save a wounded Ukrainian soldier.
16:25, 17 July 2020
This testifies to weakness": MP on Putin making Donbas, Crimea residents vote in Russian referendum The entire vote could become illegitimate if residents of the occupied territories cast ballots.
10:40, 24 June 2020
Ukraine's FM suggests finding "balanced solution" regarding dual citizenship At the same time, he says it is unacceptable for civil servants and government officials to have any citizenship other than Ukrainian.
15:30, 12 June 2020
Russian intelligence working to destabilize southern Ukraine – expert An ad campaign has been launched across social networks, encouraging residents of southern Ukraine, especially the area of Bessarabia, to acquire Russian, Romanian, and Moldovan citizenship.
15:20, 10 June 2020
Russia may try to drag occupied Donbas residents with Russian passports into voting Ukraine's envoy to the UN earlier stated that Russia had issued more than 200,000 passports Ukrainians living in the occupied part of Donbas.
20:40, 02 June 2020
Russia calls Ukrainians in Crimea "foreigners", treads on land ownership rights Russia's new move is in breach of the Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilians which expressly prohibits the destruction or expropriation of property by occupying powers.
21:45, 07 May 2020
Ukraine offering "golden visas" to investors injecting at least US$100,000 in country's economy The Cabinet made changes to the procedure for the formation of an immigration quota.
15:40, 03 March 2020
Russia issues over 200,000 passports to Ukrainians in Donbas – Ukraine's envoy to UN On April 24, 2019, Putin signed a decree on a simplified procedure for granting Russian citizenship to residents of Russia-occupied districts of Ukraine's east.
09:00, 19 February 2020
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry: 25 Ukrainians on board ship placed in quarantine off Japan They are members of the crew.
23:29, 05 February 2020
About 40,000 Ukrainians granted "temporary asylum" in Russia – Russian media As of today, the majority of them have been integrated into Russian society, the official said.
15:54, 29 January 2020
About 200,000 Donbas residents obtain Russian citizenship in 2019 – Russian media According to the Russian Interior Ministry, 232 people were denied Russian citizenship.
15:33, 02 January 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet simplifies mechanism for naturalizing foreign volunteers defending Ukraine Previously, volunteers from other countries were not allowed to obtain a residence permit.
16:55, 27 December 2019
Cabinet improves procedure for granting citizenship to foreigners fighting for Ukraine Honcharuk says the new procedure allows the authorities to prevent granting citizenship to those who have been convicted of grave crimes on grounds other than political.
15:12, 18 December 2019
Zelensky offers Rada to streamline naturalization procedure for certain categories of applicants The procedure should be simplified for foreigners who fought in Donbas on Ukraine's side and those who fled from persecution in Russia.
12:40, 13 December 2019
"Come back and stay": Zelensky announces launch of national program for Ukrainians living abroad The president addressed his compatriots who had previously left Ukraine.
19:30, 03 December 2019
MP asks Migration Service to strip Ukroboronprom CEO Abromavičius of Ukrainian citizenship In 2014, Abromavičius obtained Ukrainian citizenship, but as of November 26, 2019, he did not terminate his foreign citizenship.
13:00, 29 November 2019
RFE/RL: Kremlin-friendly tycoon Deripaska reportedly stripped of Cypriot citizenship There has been no official confirmation of the reports either by Deripaska or by Cypriot authorities.
16:40, 27 November 2019
Russia altering demographics in occupied Crimea - Zelensky's envoy According to UN data, the Russian Federation resettled 140,000 Russian citizens to the territory of the peninsula over the past five years.
18:40, 22 November 2019
Lithuania's PM demands interior ministry explain legality of Abromavičius retaining Lithuanian citizenship The head of Lithuania's government says Abromavičius may be stripped of Lithuanian citizenship if there are valid grounds.
19:50, 18 November 2019