Residents of the Kherson region are actively applying for Russian passports. According to Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the region, more than 10,000 applications have already been submitted.
Stremousov stressed that Russian passports are in high demand among residents of the Kherson region. According to him, people stand in queues to apply for them.
“Very big excitement. More and more people want to obtain citizenship of the Russian Federation, ”Stremousov quotes RIA News.
The deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region also added that Russian passports are issued to residents of the region on a daily basis. In order to cope with the rush demand, the administration has increased the number of centers for receiving documents. As previously reported, the filing of applications for Russian citizenship has become widespread in Berdyansk as well.
The first residents of Melitopol received Russian passports last Saturday, June 11th. Also, the first passports were issued to 25 residents of Kherson, the newspaper reports. “Reedus”. Issuance of passports to residents of the DPR and LPR is also carried out in the Moscow region. According to the online publication “Moscow region today”the governor of the Moscow region Andrey Vorobyov has already handed over passports to three teenagers from Donbass.
The Russian Armed Forces have been conducting a special military operation in Ukraine since February 24. It is aimed at protecting the population of the LPR and DPR from Ukrainian aggression. Russian President Vladimir Putin called the special operation a necessary measure.