November 16, 2022
November 14, 2022
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Russian missiles struck a key Ukrainian city, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday extended a fast-track procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians, another effort to boost the influence of Moscow over war-torn Ukraine.
Until recently, only residents of the breakaway Ukrainian regions of eastern Donetsk and Luhansk, as well as residents of the southern regions of Zaporizhzhia and Kherson, much of which is now under Russian control, were eligible to apply. the simplified passport procedure.