The right to citizenship offered to leave the President and the interior Ministry

Alexey Zhuravlev

The Deputy of the state Duma, the leader of the party “Rodina” Alexey Zhuravlev has drafted a bill, depriving the diplomatic missions and consular posts the right to grant Russian citizenship. It is reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, April 27. In the parliamentary database of the legislative activities of the document is not yet registered.

“We allow consulates and embassies to collect statements on citizenship, but check and give a final decision on the granting of citizenship only, the Ministry of internal Affairs”, — explained his initiative Zhuravlev, adding that such a right also reserved by the head of state.

The MP proposes to maintain the diplomatic missions have the right to deprive of citizenship. In the explanatory note to the document, which is available to the Agency, it is noted that the proposed amendments are not contrary to the Treaty on the Eurasian economic Union and other international treaties to which Russia is participating.

On 21 April in the state Duma, was re-introduced a bill that allows you to cancel a decision on granting Russian citizenship for terrorist activities. The previous version of the draft law developed by the leaders of Duma factions, were withdrawn. Criticism, in particular, caused a paragraph of the bill relating to the possibility of Stripping a person of nationality.

To provide Russian citizenship, under current law, can the President, interior Ministry and foreign Ministry.