The Deputy of the state Duma from “United Russia”, Natalia Poklonskaya said that she is a citizen of only one country. Her words RIA Novosti reported on Friday, October 20.
“I want to put an end to this issue once and for all: I am a citizen of the Russian Federation since March 21, 2014, in the prescribed manner by the President of Ukraine Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (in the winter of the same year in a coup, was removed from office — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) signed a decree on renunciation of citizenship of Ukraine, Poklonskaya and other employees of the Prosecutor’s office of the Republic of Crimea”, — said the MP.
Earlier on Friday the Internet-the edition “Ukrainian Pravda” reported that the Ukrainian authorities are still not deprived Poklonsky citizenship.
In 2016, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine opened against Poklonskaya criminal case on charges of treason. The Deputy called the investigation politically motivated. She later became a defendant in another case in the Ukraine, which relates to the prohibition in Russia of the extremist organization “the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people”.
11 March 2014, Poklonskaya was appointed Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (17 March — the Republic of Crimea). In September last year izbrisati to the state Duma in the Federal list of candidates to the EP. To date, initiated five bills.