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Over 27 thousand Armenians got Russian citizenship in 2018

Over 27 thousand Armenians were granted Russia's citizenship last year, Russia's ministry of internal affairs said, news.am reports.

Over 27 thousand Armenians got Russian citizenship in 2018

Over 27 thousand Armenians got Russian citizenship in 2018

STEPANAKERT,  MARCH 7, ARTSAKHPRESS: According to the ministry, up to 269.4 thousand foreigners got Russian citizenship in 2018.

Ukrainians top the list of foreigners getting Russian citizenship (83 thousand), they are followed by Kazakhs (45.3 thousand), Tajiks (35.7 thousand), Armenians (27.1 thousand) and Uzbeks (21 thousand).

In October 2018 Russian president signed a concept of state migration policy which is expected to facilitate the process of getting Russian citizenship for ethnic Russians living in other countries.


     

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