Poroshenko proposed to revoke acquired citizenship of the Russian Federation in the Crimea Ukrainian passport
Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko offers the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to include as grounds for loss of Ukrainian citizenship acquisition of citizenship of the Russian Federation on the territory of Crimea.
It is provided by the presidential bill No. 8297 on amendments to the law of Ukraine “On citizenship of Ukraine” concerning improvement of separate provisions, which was submitted to Parliament on April 19.
Thus, article 19 is proposed to add a provision according to which the grounds for loss of Ukrainian citizenship is the acquisition of citizenship of the Russian Federation “as a result of unlawful and unscrupulous actions” of the Russian authorities on the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol.
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