Russians say they will distribute their passports in occupied Kharkiv Oblast

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UKRAINSKA PRAVDATHURSDAY, 28 JULY  2022, 17:14

In the occupied territories of Kharkiv Oblast, the Russians have started accepting documents for obtaining Russian citizenship.

Source: Russian media outlet RIA Novosti with reference to the statement of the so-called "authorities" of the occupied region

Details: The invaders plan to accept documents under the "simplified registration"system. According to one of the collaborators, at this stage, only a database of those residents wishing to obtain Russian citizenship is being created.

Background:

  •       In May, President Putin signed a decree on the simplified reception of Russian citizenship of residents of the occupied territories of Ukraine.

  •       The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemned the decree of the President of Russia on the provision of passports to the population of temporarily occupied territories.

  •       In early June, in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the invaders began to issue the first Russian passports.

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