GD was allowed to retain their foreign citizenship in obtaining Russian

the Applicant citizenship of the Russian Federation, according to the document, will not need to apply to the authorized body of a foreign state, a statement renouncing his existing nationality.

About the need for adoption of such amendments by the state Duma deputies said earlier at a meeting with Vladimir Putin. According to the speaker of the lower house of Vyacheslav Volodin, the President position of the Parliament supported.

in addition, adjustments are made to the provisions of the “residency requirement”.

When applying for citizenship of the Russian Federation will not be a requirement the three-year period of stay in Russia. Need to confirm the availability of a legitimate source of livelihood. These standards relate to adult persons without the citizenship, having citizenship of the USSR, lived and live in member countries of the former Soviet Union, but has not received citizenship of these States.

a Similar rule is proposed to extend: – for foreigners married to a citizen of Russia living in Russia and having in common children; for foreigners, one of whose parents has Russian citizenship and lives in the country.

the Citizens of Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be able to apply for Russian citizenship without observing the period of residence in the Russian Federation with valid residence permit.

the proposed Rule is based on humanitarian considerations, in order to protect the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, and guided by the universally recognized principles of international law, noted in the Cabinet.

At the same time, the bill proposed to reduce from three years to one year the period of implementation of labor activities in Russia for persons who have graduated from Russian educational and scientific organizations.