What will change in life of Russians from September 1
The continuation of the sanctions fight, lightweight procedure for issuing Russian citizenship to Ukrainians, the norms of free baggage allowance on planes and much more.
From 1 September the number of American diplomats in Russia will be reduced to 455. By this time, the 745 employees of the US diplomatic mission will have to leave the territory of the Russian Federation.
The decision came in response to sanctions imposed by the United States against our country.
In addition, from 1 September will resume the issuance of U.S. non-immigrant visas to Russians, which was suspended on August 23.
However, to get a permit can only be at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Issuance of visas at the consulates in St. Petersburg, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg suspended indefinitely.
Russian citizenship Ukrainians
Since September, the people of Ukraine will be easier to get a Russian passport. Previously, they had to obtain certificates confirming their renunciation of a previous nationality. The new bill will greatly facilitate this procedure. There is no need to wait for the response of the Ukrainian authorities: they just write Russia a Declaration of renunciation of citizenship of Ukraine, notarized, and then submit to the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Oath and depriving the terrorists of citizenship
Law adopted by government includes several innovations. All who wish to take Russian citizenship will be required to take the oath, the text of which is prescribed in the document.
Sounds oath as follows: “I, name, have voluntarily and consciously taking Russian citizenship, sworn to uphold the Constitution and the legislation of the Russian Federation, rights and freedoms of its citizens, to perform the duties of the citizen of the Russian Federation for the benefit of the state and society to protect the freedom and independence of the Russian Federation, to be loyal to Russia, to respect its culture, history and tradition.” People who do not wish to take the oath, can refuse to grant citizenship.