Rus News Journal

To inhabitants of the former USSR will simplify reception of citizenship of the Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin has introduced in the State Duma the bill which considerably will simplify procedure of reception of citizenship of the Russian Federation by inhabitants of republics of the former USSR.
it is a question of modification of article 14 of the Federal law on citizenship. They will concern those citizens who lived in territory of the Russian Federation with the time permission or observed all rules of registration.
according to the present text of the law inhabitants of the former union republics who till July, 1st, 2002 have been registered in a residence in the Russian Federation could receive citizenship of Russia, or have obtained the permit to time residing in the country. Thus obtain citizenship they could without any additional conditions provided by the state. Besides, in case of giving of the corresponding statement till January, 1st, 2006 citizenship could be received even without preliminary residence permit.
According to the amendments offered by the president of V.Putinym, term of giving of statements it will be prolonged till January, 1st, 2008. Moreover, under the simplified procedure of reception of citizenship can get and those citizens of the former union republics who have lodged in territory of Russia after July, 1st, 2002.
we will remind that in 2006 the Federal migratory service is going to spend amnesty for citizens of the CIS illegally working in territory of the Russian Federation. Under this experiment, according to head FMS Vyacheslav Postavnina, 8 regions in which it will be amnestied about 1 million " will get; illegal immigrants .
Now, under the different data, the number of illegal migrants in Russia fluctuates from 7 to 14 million.