Russia has granted citizenship to more than 85,000 Ukrainians in 2017
As stated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, 85,119 Ukrainians obtained Russian citizenship in 2017. Also for this period, a decision to issue 67,022 residence permits for Ukrainians (144,530 Ukrainians residing with residence permit) was made.
In addition, in 2017, Ukrainians received 96,612 temporary residence permits (201,631 Ukrainians residing with these permits).
Also, in 2017 half a million Ukrainians went to work in Russia, and almost 50,000 – on vacation.