Residents of Donbass have abolished the duty upon obtaining a Russian passport

was sponsored by a group of MPs (among them – the head of Committee for financial market Anatoly Aksakov) and members of the Federation Council.

the state tax is 3.5 thousand rubles. Set her free and offered to those who constantly live on territories of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine (we are talking about self-proclaimed DND and LNR, said in the state Duma).

the Authors recall that the protection and support of Russian-speaking population around the world has always been and remains one of the main priorities of Russian foreign policy.

– the Introduction of preferential terms of admission to Russian citizenship for citizens of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics will be a continuation of this strategy, – stated in the explanatory note.

the Russian Government supports the bill, according to the official opinion of the Cabinet.

– a Very timely and important for the people of Donbass initiative proposed great friends of our Republic, – said the head of the Donetsk national Republic Denis Pushilin in social networks. – In terms of the crisis facing our region, it’s not for everyone the amount of lift.

Chapter DND added that Russia today is the only country that protects the rights and freedoms of citizens of the Republic.