Russia officially recognizes Ukrainians, Belarusians could be seen as Russian native speakersRussia intends to further streamline the procedure for naturalizing citizens of neighboring states.
16:50, 11 March 2020
Russian passports issued to orphans in occupied DonbasUkraine has not yet developed procedures for replacing such passports with Ukrainian documents.
09:00, 21 January 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet simplifies mechanism for naturalizing foreign volunteers defending UkrainePreviously, volunteers from other countries were not allowed to obtain a residence permit.
16:55, 27 December 2019
Zelensky offers Rada to streamline naturalization procedure for certain categories of applicantsThe 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
Zelensky grants Ukrainian citizenship to 11 foreigners, defenders of country's territorial integrityAmong those on the list is the son of Dzhokhar Dudayev battalion commander Isa Munaev.
21:50, 23 August 2019
Russia issues almost 45,000 passports to Ukrainians in H1 2019Over 29,000 people received temporary residence permits.
15:40, 29 July 2019
EU discussing entry ban for holders of Russian passports from DonbasThe work on setting up travel restrictions may take some time, the journalist admits.
10:15, 25 July 2019
Heavy bureaucracy frustrates applicants for Russian passports from occupied Donbas – OSINT expertThe so-called "militia veterans" express particular discontent, the report says.
12:20, 17 May 2019
UEFA confirms legitimacy of Junior Moraes naturalization in Ukraine: FFU chiefFFU president Andriy Pavelko posted the relevant statement on his Facebook page.
14:00, 03 May 2019
Ukrainian embassies worldwide telling about Russia's "passport aggression"On May 1, Vladimir Putin signed a decree simplifying a procedure for granting Russian citizenship to certain categories of Ukrainian citizens.
11:20, 02 May 2019