EU, NATO should work to counter Russia's hybrid passportization – U.S. strategy consultantEvery nation must decide how much Russian passports are a strategic threat to their national interest, and create disincentives to acquire them, at the very least, the expert believes.
22:40, 07 May 2020
Russia issues over 200,000 passports to Ukrainians in Donbas – Ukraine's envoy to UNOn 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
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
Russian passports issued in Donbas: MFA Ukraine in talks with foreign partners on sanctionsThe civilized world will never recognize Russia's provocative act, diplomats stress.
23:15, 14 June 2019
Blocking of MP's profile on Facebook suggests social network recognizes "DPR" passports – OSINT groupThe move is seen as a consequence of his earlier reports on the unrecognized "DPR" passports in the occupied Donbas where "personal data" were disclosed.
13:00, 06 June 2019
Zelensky: "Several moves" in the pipeline in response of Russia passports in DonbasThe measures are still being elaborated and will be announced later.
16:59, 04 May 2019
Russian passports for residents in occupied Donbas with strings attached: Draft noticeThose seeking Russian citizenship had to first receive "passports" of the self-proclaimed republic.
02:35, 04 May 2019
Ukraine's Defense Minister: Russian passportization could be used as pretext for large-scale warPoltorak says Ukraine should encourage partners to form an international coalition and put pressure on Russia.
19:30, 03 May 2019